having the power to make laws
Legislative
relating to the job of managing or directing other people in a company or organizaton
Executive
of or relating to courts of law or judges
Judicial
the system of beliefs and laws by which a country, state, or organization is governed
Constitution
a system in which the different parts of an organization (such as a government) have powers that affect and control the other parts so that no part can become too powerful
Checks and Balances
to assess or determine judicially the amount of (costs in a court action)
Taxes
a usually formal expression of opinion or will in response to a proposed decision
Vote
the highest judicial tribunal in a political unit (as a nation or state)
Supreme Court Justice
a form of government in which people choose leaders by voting
Democracy
a municipal body having legislative and administrative powers, such as passing ordinances and appropriating funds.
City Council
the chief executive official, usually elected, of a city, village, or town.
Mayor
the largest administrative division of a U.S. state:
County
the selection of a person or persons for office by vote.
Election
a building occupied by a state legislature.
Capitol
the executive head of a state in the U.S.
Governor
the highest executive officer of a modern republic, as the Chief Executive of the United States.
President
a member of a senate
Senator
the national legislative body of the U.S., consisting of the Senate, or upper house, and the House of Representatives, or lower house, as a continuous institution.
Congress
an assembly or council of citizens having the highest deliberative functions in a government, especially a legislative assembly of a state or nation.
Senate
the legislature in some states of the U.S.
General Assembly
the allocation of executive, legislative, and judicial powers to branches of government independent of each other
Separation of Powers

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