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Declaration of Independence

Document declaring american independence from britain

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thomas jefferson

author of DOI

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checkes and balances

system in which each branch of government checks, or limits the power of the other 2 branches

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federal system

system of gov in which power is divided between the national and state gov

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bill of rights

first 10 amendments

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salon

social gathering for discussing ideas or enjoying art

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baroque

grand, ornate style

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neoclassical

sinple style that borrowed the ideas from classical greece and rome

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enlightened despot

ruler who supported enlightenment ideas but didn’t give up power

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catherine the great

russian ruler who took steps to reform and modernize russia