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US and Canada: Government Review SheetName:__________________
Match the words in the first column to the best available answer in the second column.

 

_____ Legislative Branch 1) enforces the law
 
_____ judicial branch 2) elected for a 2 year term
 
_____ executive branch 3) the plan for how we would govern ourselves
 
_____ President 4) carries out the law
 
_____ Prime Minister 5) head of the executive branch of government at the state level
 
_____ U.S. Senators 6) elected for a 6 year term
 
_____ U.S. Representatives 7) elected by Parliament
 
_____ Parliament 8) House of Commons and Senate
 
_____ Congress 9) House of Representatives and Senate
 
_____ Bill of Rights 10) gave reasons for declaring ourselves independent from England
 
_____ Declaration of Independence 11) 1st 10 Amendments to the Constitution
 
_____ Constitution 12) makes the law
 
_____ Governor 13) elected for a 4 year term
 
_____ Courts 14) part of the judicial branch of government