Government Vocabulary Word List (237)

A)Account, Accountability, Advice, Advise, Affect, Aid, Aides, Amendment, Anthem, Approval, Arms, Assembly, Assent, Aura, Authority, Average, Awe
B)Balance, Bedrock, Bipartisan, Blunder, Boycott
C)Capital punishment, Cause, Charm, Citizenship, Civil, Civil rights, Clash, Cohesive, Commander-in-chief, Concession, Confirmation, Conflict, Congressional, Consequence, Constituents, Constitution, Contempt, Control, Controversial, Cordiality, Culture
D)Deadline, Death penalty, Debate, Decisive, Declaration of Independence, Delivery, Democracy, Deter, Difference, Difficulty, Discontent, Discussion, Disrespect, Dissent, Distance, District, Diversity, Donation, Due process
E)Effect, Employment, Enforcement, Equal, Equality, Equation, Ethics, Evidence, Execution
F)Faction, Factual, Fateful, Flag, Foster, Founding Fathers, Franchise, Freedom
G)Gamesmanship, Glory, Goals, Govern, Government, Gracious, Greatness, Gun control
H)Happening, Happiness, Hearings, Heartland, Heritage, Hopeful, Housing
I)Illegal, Implement, Independence, Innovate, Insight, Inspiring, Integrity, Interest, Intrigue, Investigation, Issues
J)Jocular, Jovial, Joy, Judgment, Judicial, Justice
K)Keen, Kindness
L)Lasting, Law, Leader, Legacy, Legal, Legislate, Liberty, Limitation, Local level, Lofty
M)Mainstream, Majority, Measure, Mediate, Military, Militia, Minority, Monument, Moral, Morale, Mortality
N)Nation, National, Need, Notable, Notification, Notorious, Novice
O)Objective, Observations, Obstacle, Operate, Opinion, Opportunity, Option, Outpouring, Overcome, Overhaul, Oversight
P)Parties, Partisan, Passage, Patient, Patriot, Patriotism, Peaceful, Penalty, Perpetuity, Petition, Polarize, Politics, Pork belly, Power, Practice, Presidential, Press, Pressure, Principal, Principles, Privacy, Protection, Protest, Provocative, Pursuit
Q)Qualm, Quest, Questions, Quick, Quid pro quo
R)Ratings, Reasoning, Recovery, Regional, Resignation, Respect, Responsibility, Retaliation, Reverence, Revolutionary, Rights, Rights, Rules
S)Secretive, Security, Separation of power, Social Security, Social service, Solution, Speech, Spite, Standoff, State, Support, Surveillance, Symbol
T)Threat, Timely, Tolerance, Tumult, Turnout
U)Unanimous, Understanding, Unification, Unique, Unite, Unnecessary
V)Value, Veteran, Vilify, Visionary, Vital, Vociferous, Volunteer, Vote
W)War, Welfare, Windfall, Wisdom, Witness, Work
Z)Zeal, Zealous
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Richard Nixon: A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
Hubert Humphrey: The heroes of the world are not those who withdraw… but those who withstand the heat of battle.
Ronald Reagan: Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem.
Ronald Reagan: If we ever forget that we're One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
Thomas Jefferson: If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.

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