GLOSSARY


Vocabulary Term
Definition
A
amendment


assemble

B
Bill of Rights


bear arms

C
Constitution


constitutional


checks and balances


citizenship


Congress


Common Good

D
domestic
Peace at home or in the U.S

defense
Having protection at your home or out of your home of harm

democracy

E
Executive Branch


election


Electoral College


equality

F
freedoms




G





H
House of Representatives




I





J
Judicial Branch


justice
Fair treatment to everybody.

jury


judge


juror

K





L
Legislative Branch


law


liberty

M





N





O
ordain
to establish or order by high authority



P
President


Preamble


promote
to help with the growth of something

posterity
future generations

press


primary

Q





R
responsibility


ratify


rights


religion

S
Supreme Court


separation of powers


Senate


speech


secure
to keep or make something safe

symbol

T
tranquility
peacefulness

trial


taxes

U
union
Two groups joining together to make a larger group. For example the United States is a union.



V
veto




W
welfare
Stae health,happines, and comfort



X





Y





Z