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Key Terms Representative Government- People elect public officials to make laws and other government decisions for them Ratify- to approve Tyranny- Cruel and unjust government Federal- National
Key Terms Overriding- overrule: Congress can override a President’s veto if 2/3rds of both houses choose to do so Bill- Proposed law Unconstitutional -not permitted by the constitution Veto- Rejecting proposed bill
#2 According to the principle of popular sovereignty who holds the final ruling power?
Answer The people
#3 Why is limited government know as the “rule of law”?
Answer Because no one including government officials are above the law caught-breaking-traffic-laws-video/ caught-breaking-traffic-laws-video/
#4 How does the system of federalism divide power?
Answer Under federalism power is divided between the federal and state governments
#5 List the Three branches of government ? Name one power of each?
Answer Legislative can coin money and declare war Executive has the power to make treaties Judicial has the power to interpret laws
#6 How can Congress check the President’s power to make treaties?
Answer By refusing to ratify a treaty that the President has made