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Unformatted text preview: Radical Republicans- bloc of republicans in the US congress who pushed through the adoption of black suffrage as well as an extended period of military occupation of the South following the civil war Grange- militant farmers movement of the late 19 th century, which fought for improved conditions for farmers Limited government- government whose powers are defined and limited by a constitution Republican government- representative democracy, a system of government in which power is derived from the people Separation of powers- division of governmental power among several institutions that must cooperate in decision making Plural executive- an executive branch where power is fragmented because the election of statewide officeholders is independent of the election of the governor Impeachment- formal charge by the house of Representative that leads to trial in the Senate and possible removal of a state official...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course GOVT 2301 taught by Professor Combs during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.
- Fall '07