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branche of government that writes the law

legislative

1

branch of government that enforces the law

executive

2

branch of government that interprets the law

judicial

3

A change to the Constitution

amend

4

to reject laws

Veto

5

to approve a law

ratify

6

these people signed the constitution

delegates

7

The introduction to the Constitution

preamble

8

The first 10 constitutional amendments

Bill of Rights

9

true or false: the Bill of Rights replaced the articles of Confederation

false

10

true or false: the US constitution was signed in Boston

false

11

true or false: the president is the head of the legislative branch of government

false

12

true or false: the Supreme Court is the highest authority in the judicial branch of government

true

13

true or false: the people who make up the legislative branch is Congress

true

14

true or false: the US constitution was signed on September 17, 1887

false

15

we the_of the_, in order to form a more perfect_, establish_, and ensure domestic tranquility he, provide for the common_, promote the Gen._, and secure the blessings of_to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this_for the United States of America.

people, United States, Union, justice, defense, welfare, Liberty, Constitution