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Seven Principles of the U. S. Constitution Popular Sovereignty Republicanism 1.Voters hold sovereign power. 2.People choose their representatives in government.

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2 Seven Principles of the U. S. Constitution Popular Sovereignty Republicanism 1.Voters hold sovereign power. 2.People choose their representatives in government Limited Government 1.Government only has powers granted by people. 2.Article I states powers 3.Bill of Rights=rights of the people. 4.“Rule of Law”=nobody is above the law. Federalism 1.Power to govern is shared by nation and states. 2.States deal with own needs, and may act together. 3.Enumerated Powers=nation 4.Reserved Powers=states 5.Concurrent Powers=shared by nation and state 6.Constitution is supreme law of land. Chapter 4 Section 1Name: The government gets its power from the people

3 Separation of Powers Checks and Balances Individual Rights 1.Three branches: A.Legislative B.Executive C.Judicial 1.Each branch may check, or limit, the power of another branch. 1.Bill of Rights became a part of the Constitution in A.First 10 Amendments B.Provide basic liberties and rights to people 2.The 17 Amendments after BoR expand our rights and adjust certain provisions of Constitution.


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