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VOCABULARY WORD MATCH*

Directions: Match the vocabulary terms with their definitions.

division of powers among the different branches of government

sharing and balancing of power among the different branches of government

a proposed law sent to the legislature for approval

a bill that has been passed by both houses of Congress and signed by the President

power of the President to refuse to approve a bill passed by Congress

not allowed by the Constitution

the first ten amendments to the Constitution

unfair treatment of people because of their race, religion, or sex

treating all people equally under the law

Reprinted and adapted with permission. We the People* Elementary Level. pp.77, 83, 87, 96, 102. Copyright 1988. Center for Civic Education. Calabasas, California.