Civics final

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13th amendment abolished slavery in the united states
14th amendment address the equal protection and rights of former slaves
15th amendment African American men had the right to vote
19th amendment men and woman with equal voting rights
22nd amendment no person can be elected into office for presidency for more than 2 terms
25th amendment must happen the position of president or vice president is left vacant for any reason
bill of rights the first ten amendments to the us constitution in 1791 such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship
caucuses meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members of a particular political party to select candidates or decide policy
checks and balances counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated those ensuring that political is not concentrated in the hands of individuals groups
chief diplomat the president meets with heads of state of other countries and negotiates treaties and other agreements
chief executive the highest ranking member of an executive body head of government or the governor of the us state
chief legislator who has authority to influence member of the congress to make laws through veto power signing a bill speaking directly to congress and meeting with individual members of the legislative body
chief of state the titular head of a nation as distinct from the head of the government
where the declaration of independence was written seventh street in Philadelphia
closed primary limited to registered party members who must declare their party affiliation in order to vote
commander in chief head of state or officer in supreme command of country's armed forces
date of declaration of independence July 4, 1776
democracy a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a typically through elected representatives
disqualification for voting a person who is sentenced by final judgment to suffer imprisonment for one year or more is disqualified to vote and a person who is also convicted as a result of disloyalty to the government is also disqualified to vote
elastic clause is another name for the necessary and proper clause of the us constitution
electoral clause kbhj

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