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1 Do Now: Take out homework

2 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

3 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

4 #2 According to the principle of popular sovereignty who holds the final ruling power?

5 Answer  The people

6 #3 Why is limited government know as the “rule of law”?

7 Answer  Because no one including government officials are above the law caught-breaking-traffic-laws-video/ caught-breaking-traffic-laws-video/

8 #4 How does the system of federalism divide power?

9 Answer  Under federalism power is divided between the federal and state governments

10 #5 List the Three branches of government ? Name one power of each?

11 Answer  Legislative can coin money and declare war  Executive has the power to make treaties  Judicial has the power to interpret laws

12 #6 How can Congress check the President’s power to make treaties?

13 Answer  By refusing to ratify a treaty that the President has made


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