US Constitution (Federal (Executive (Chief executive is the president…
Federalism: A system of gov't in which power is shared between state gov'ts and a central federal gov't
Concurrent powers: Powers that are shared by the federal and state governments (e.g. police power)
Police power: The power to regulate and control society to keep it in order.
Regulate: To make rules about
Policy: A principle or belief that motivates the actions of individuals/gov'ts/private groups; Strategy to uphold a principle.
Legislature: A law-making body such as the House or Senate
Legislator: A lawmaker who is a member of a legislature.