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Constitution Vocabulary Quiz

 

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. allegiance A form of government in which one person has absolute rule and often gains it by birth
2. legislature Federal government officials who most often represent the executive branch
3. sovereign Commitment of someone to another in higher power or a larger group
4. democracy A system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and other smaller political units
5. political An economic and political system in which private owners control trade and industry for money
6. monarchy A solemn vow to do something
7. federalism A person authorized to represent others, normally chosen by election
8. citizen Related to government or public affairs
9. capitalism An officially elected body of people that have the power and responsibility to make laws for political units
10. amendment A type of government in which all those who are eligible may vote to choose a representative to fight for what they want
11. adjourn An addition or other change to a legal paper
12. delegate Having all the power
13. cabinet An inhabitant of a country that is recognized as a legal member
14. oath To break off or end a meeting until a later date

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