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Popular sovereignty
a) government is run by elected representatives b) each branch of the federal government can limit or control the other two branches to prevent any one branch from becoming too c) powers of government are divided between the federal (delegated powers) and state (reserved powers) governments (concurrent p d) the people rule; the power of government comes from the people
Republicanism
a) government is run by elected representatives b) government is not all-powerful; members of the government must follow the law c) the power of the federal government is separated into legislative, executive, and judicial branches d) the people rule; the power of government comes from the people
Individual rights
a) each branch of the federal government can limit or control the other two branches to prevent any one branch from becoming too b) people have basic rights that the government cannot take away c) the people rule; the power of government comes from the people d) the power of the federal government is separated into legislative, executive, and judicial branches
Limited government
a) the people rule; the power of government comes from the people b) government is run by elected representatives c) government is not all-powerful; members of the government must follow the law d) powers of government are divided between the federal (delegated powers) and state (reserved powers) governments (concurrent p
Federalism
a) powers of government are divided between the federal (delegated powers) and state (reserved powers) governments (concurrent p b) the power of the federal government is separated into legislative, executive, and judicial branches c) each branch of the federal government can limit or control the other two branches to prevent any one branch from becoming too d) people have basic rights that the government cannot take away
Separation of powers
a) government is run by elected representatives b) powers of government are divided between the federal (delegated powers) and state (reserved powers) governments (concurrent p c) the power of the federal government is separated into legislative, executive, and judicial branches d) each branch of the federal government can limit or control the other two branches to prevent any one branch from becoming too
Checks and balances
a) the power of the federal government is separated into legislative, executive, and judicial branches b) powers of government are divided between the federal (delegated powers) and state (reserved powers) governments (concurrent p c) the people rule; the power of government comes from the people d) each branch of the federal government can limit or control the other two branches to prevent any one branch from becoming too
Declaration of Independence (1776)
a) first national written constitution (plan of government) b) declared the colonies separate from Britain; granted all men certain unalienable rights c) established a self-government in Plymouth, Massachusetts for the Pilgrims d) signed in England, limited the power of the king
Articles of Confederation (1781)
a) signed in England, limited the power of the king b) first national written constitution (plan of government) c) declared the colonies separate from Britain; granted all men certain unalienable rights d) established a self-government in Plymouth, Massachusetts for the Pilgrims
Magna Carta (1215)
a) established a self-government in Plymouth, Massachusetts for the Pilgrims b) declared the colonies separate from Britain; granted all men certain unalienable rights c) signed in England, limited the power of the king d) first national written constitution (plan of government)
Mayflower Compact (1620)
a) established a self-government in Plymouth, Massachusetts for the Pilgrims b) first national written constitution (plan of government) c) declared the colonies separate from Britain; granted all men certain unalienable rights d) first national written constitution (plan of government)
Preamble
a) tells how the government is to operate, who has authority 3 branches: Executive (President; enforces laws), Legislative (Sena b) introduction; states the 6 responsibilities of the government c) 2/3 of Congress and 3/4 of state legislatures OR state legislatures and constitutional convention d) the right of the Supreme Court to determine if a law is unconstitutional created by: Marbury v. Madison
Articles
a) the right of the Supreme Court to determine if a law is unconstitutional created by: Marbury v. Madison b) tells how the government is to operate, who has authority 3 branches: Executive (President; enforces laws), Legislative (Sena c) introduction; states the 6 responsibilities of the government d) 2/3 of Congress and 3/4 of state legislatures OR state legislatures and constitutional convention
Amendment Process
a) introduction; states the 6 responsibilities of the government b) the right of the Supreme Court to determine if a law is unconstitutional created by: Marbury v. Madison c) tells how the government is to operate, who has authority 3 branches: Executive (President; enforces laws), Legislative (Sena d) 2/3 of Congress and 3/4 of state legislatures OR state legislatures and constitutional convention
Judicial review
a) 2/3 of Congress and 3/4 of state legislatures OR state legislatures and constitutional convention b) introduction; states the 6 responsibilities of the government c) the right of the Supreme Court to determine if a law is unconstitutional created by: Marbury v. Madison d) tells how the government is to operate, who has authority 3 branches: Executive (President; enforces laws), Legislative (Sena
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