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Chapter 2 Vocabulary

Chapter 2 Vocabulary - 1 The legislative branch making the...

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Unformatted text preview: 1, The legislative branch making the law, the executive applying and enforcing the law, and the judiciary interpreting the law is called Your Answer: separation of powers 2. B the Constitutional grant of powers that enabm each of the three brancha of government to control some acts of the others and therefore ensures that no branch can dominate. Your Answer: checks and balanca 3. B when one party holds the praidencyr and the other controE one or both houm of Congress. You r Answer: divided govern ment 4. A is an election in which voters chose party nominea. Your Answer: direct primary 5. The procedure whereby a certain number of voters may, by petition, propose a law or constitutional amendment and have it submitted to the voters is called a(n) You r Answer: in itiative 5, The procedure for submitting to popular vote measures passed by the legislature or proposed amendments to a state convention B called am) You r Answer: referendu m 7.. The procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of officials from office before the end of their term is called a(n) Your Answer: recall a, is the power ofa court to refuse to enforce a law or a government regulation that in the opinion of the judge conflicts with the U.S. Constitution or, in a mate court, the mate constitution. You r Answer: judicial review 9. is a court order directing an official to perform an ofiicial duty. Your Answer: writ of mandamus 10. Mn) is a fon'nal accusation against a public official, the fim step in removal from office. Your Answer: im peach ment 11. Am) B a directive issued by a praident or governor that has the force of law. Your Answer: executive order 12. E the power to keep executive communications confidential, especially if theyr relate to national security! Your Answer: Executive privilege ...
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