Executive branch voc

Executive branch voc

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Administration A team of executive branch officials appointed by each President
Ambassador Official representatives to foreign governments
Biennial a event taken place every two years
Budget A plan budget
Bureaucracy An organization of government departments,agencies,and offices
Cabinet An important group of policy advisers to the President,made up of the executive department heads and a few other officials
Checks and Balances The system that gives each of the three branches of government ways to limit the powers of the other two
Commission A group pf people, or planning board,appointed to a certain job by local government
Commute reduce to one less serve
Diplomacy The relations and communications carried out between countries
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.
Electors People who promise to cast votes for the candidate selected by voters
Embassy The position of a ambassador
Executive Agencies A agency of the executive branch of government
Executive Departments a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Federalism The division of powers between the states and the federal,or national,government
Government The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit
Impeach When a majority of the members of the House of Representatives accuse the President or other high government officials,such as a federal judge,of serious wrongdoing
Order of Succession s the sequence of those entitled to hold a high office such as head of state or an honour such as a title of nobility in the order in which they stand in line to it when it becomes vacated
Pardon is a government decision to allow a person who has been convicted of a crime to be free and absolved of that conviction, as if he or she were never convicted
Regulatory Commission Government body formed or mandated under the terms of a legislative act
Reprieve a cancellation or postponement of a punishment
State of the Union an annual speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress
Separation of Powers Dividing government power among legislative,executive,and judicial branches
Veto a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body.

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