unit 4 exuective branch

unit 4 exuective branch

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veto constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body.
administration the officials in the executive branch of government under a particular chief executive.
ambassdor a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity.
biennal an event celebrated or taking place every two years.
budget quantity of material, typically that which is written or printed.
bureaucracy a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.
cabinet a body of advisers to the president, composed of the heads of the executive departments of the government.
checks and balance counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
comission an instruction, command, or duty given to a person or group of people.
commute reduce (a judicial sentence, especially a sentence of death) to one less severe.
diplomacy
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 a person who has the right to vote in an election
embassy the official residence or offices of an ambassador.
exucutive angencies An executive agency is a part of a government department that is treated as managerially and budgetarily separate
exeuctive departments The branch of federal and state government that is broadly responsible for implementing, supporting, and enforcing the laws made by the legislative branch and interpreted by the judicial branch.
federlism the federal principle or system of government.
government the governing body of a nation, state, or community.
impeach the act getting a government offical out of office
order of succesion is the order in which persons may become or act as President of the United States if the incumbent President becomes incapacitated, dies, resigns, or is removed from office
pardon the action of forgiving or being forgiven for an error or offense
regulatory comission independent agency of the United States government tasked with protecting public health and safety related to nuclear energy.
reprieve a cancellation or postponement of a punishment.
state of the union an annual message to Congress in which the president reports on the state of the nation and outlines a legislative program
seperation of powers an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies

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