a sovereign head of state, especially a king, queen, or emperor.
a formal and organized choice by vote of a person for a political office or other position
a formal choice between two or more candidates
Annamie Paul runs this party
Jagmeet Singh runs this party
Andrew Scheer runs this party
Justin Trudeau runs this party
the governing body of a nation, state, or community.
The Official Opposition is viewed as the caucus tasked with keeping the government in check.
a written grant by a country's legislative or sovereign power, by which a body such as a company, college, or city is founded and its rights and privileges defined.
the state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone.
the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint.
a moral or legal entitlement to have or obtain something or to act in a certain way.
the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.
having or relating to a system of government in which several states form a unity but remain independent in internal affairs.
of or concerning the regions outside the capital city of a country, especially when regarded as unsophisticated or narrow-minded.
relating to a city or town or its governing body.
form of government in which one person or a small group possesses absolute power without effective constitutional limitations.
a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
the head of an elected government; the principal minister of a sovereign or state.
a prime minister or other head of government.
the elected head of a city, town, or other municipality.
Articles of Confederation
Checks and Balances
New York City
something that grants you rights and freedoms in your area
the duty to do something because you have been blamed/accused for something that wasn’t right, whether an apology or something else.
being able to do something without being judged or accused of wrongdoing.
a legal entitlement or allowance to do something, a right can also have some responsibilities if you do something bad.
a person who has control of the people in a area
the type of government that controls country
the type of government that controls a city/town
the type of government where one person possesses all the power
a system of government that is run by elected representatives that are voted by the people in the area.
a system of government where a group of people have power, the people are usually rich or well known.
a session that is used to vote for representatives to run for the government
the choosing of a choice that you prefer over the other
the party that cares most about environment
the party that is lead by jagmeet singh
the party that is lead erin o’ toole
the party that’s leader runs for prime minister
a political system where people work together to manage the country and parts of the country.
where a party that almost was elected helps to make laws, for example the conservatives will argue with the prime minister's party and will be like an opposite opinion type of group, but they can also agree or add to stances.
someone who helps manage a country, they can be classified as a head of state, and is usually a queen, king, or emperor
a person nominated for an election, whether being municipal, provincial, federal.
powers that are shared by both federal and state governments (power to tax, build roads, create lower courts)
powers include the power to coin money, to regulate commerce, to declare war, to raise and maintain armed forces, and to establish a Post Office.
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States
the branch that carries out and enforces laws
political powers granted to the United States government that aren't explicitly stated in the Constitution.
having two branches or chambers
review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act.
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body.
charge with treason or another crime against the government.
a compulsory contribution to state revenue
a minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation
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.
sign or give formal consent to, making it officially valid.
Each branch checks the power of others
all power that is not listed in the constitution is reserved for the states or people
separating power between branches to ensure that no one has too much power
An official currently holding office
A person being sued
Powers directly given to the federal government in the Constitution
A group of people who listen to a case and decide whether the person accused is guilty or not
Government charges an elected official (usually the president) with a crime
Written statements that wrongfully damage another's reputation
Person who is employed by a corporation to try to influence policy decisions
Handing out government jobs to people who belong to the winning political party
Judicial use of prior cases as the standard for deciding similar cases
Procedure followed by the states to approve Constitutional amendments
Established by Marbury v Madison
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
Group of people sharing a common interest that seeks to influence public policy
Presidential rejection of a bill
Guaranteed by the bill of rights
Lowest level of federal courts
Right to bear arms
Theory that the government is run by a small number of wealthy individuals
Court case that established right to privacy
State legislatures create oddly shaped congressional districts that favor the party in power
A grant of rights
To have a duty that you have to do
To be able to do what you would like
Something that you will always be able to do
Someone who controls a group of people
The type of government that leads a whole country
The type of government that leads a province
The type of government that leads a city or town
The type of government when one person has power over all of the other citizens
When the community votes for a party that has one leader or representative
When a small amount of people holds power over everyone else
To vote for a party or leader
To share your choice with others on a certain topic
The party that mainly focuses on climate change and global warming
The party with the leader of Erin O’toole
The party with the most amount of seats in the house of commons
Where the political parties that won a seat all join together to make rules for Canada and talk about what’s best for the citizens
The leader of the party with the second most seats. Their job is to make sure the Prime Minister is still doing things that are good for the country
A king or queen
A person who runs for an election or job postition
The party with the fourth most seats in the house of commons
English Bill of Rights
Rule of Law
An autocracy is a system of government in which a single person or party possesses supreme and absolute power.
A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme.
People have most power
China is example of
God is ruler
Rule by few
Citizens can elect representatives from a group to make laws for them
USA has a
It is a unitary country in Asia
Monarch has absolute power in
Legislative authority starting with p
Usually inherited authority
Hilary Clinton is running for
Head of government in uk
A body of laws by which the country is governed
Citizens follow ideas of a single leader
Constitutional monarchy in Asia
Example of parliamentary democracy in Europe
Example of presidential system in North America