Civics Final

Civics Final

Term Definition
13th Amendment no slavery or involuntary servitude except as punishment for a crime.
14th Amendment No state shall deprive any person of Life, Liberty, or property without due process of law.
15th amendment The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
19thAmendment The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
22nd Amendment No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term
25th amendment In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.
Caucuses a meeting at which local members of a political party register their preference among candidates running for office or select delegates to attend a convention.
checks and balances the U.S. government through its division into three branches: the legislative branch, the executive branch and the judicial branch. It therefore created a separation of powers.
city where the DOI was written Philadelphia
Date of the DOI 1819
Elastic Clauses granting Congress the power to pass all laws necessary and proper for carrying out the enumerated list of powers.
electoral College a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
Federalism the federal principle or system of government.
Magistrate a civil officer or lay judge who administers the law, especially one who conducts a court that deals with minor offenses and holds preliminary hearings for more serious ones.
Naturalization the admittance of a foreigner to the citizenship of a country.
New Jersey Plain

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