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Articles Constitutionalism Rule of law Separation of powers Checks and balances Veto Judicial review federalism Amendments Amendment process Bill of Rights Executive agreement Treaties Cabinet
A governmental system in which the powers of government are divided on a geographic basis.
What are the six basic principles of the Constitution?
◦ Popular sovereignty ◦ Limited government ◦ Checks and balances ◦ Separation of powers ◦ Judicial review ◦ Federalism
How are popular sovereignty and limited government related?
◦ Popular sovereignty states that the people are the source of all government power. ◦ Limited government states that the government can do only those things that the people have given it the power to do.