Principals of american democracy

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Principals of American democracy

popular sovereignty- favorite vote


republicanism- A form of government in which people elect representatives to create/enforce laws


separation of power-executive, judicial, and legislative branch


checks and balances- a system that lets each branch limit the powers of the other branches to prevent abuse


federalism- division of power between the national and state government

limited government- groups/ individuals cannot go over the law to serve themselves


individual rights- The people have the right to change/ add a law

principle- a fundamental basis of something

Sir Isaac Newton published his three laws of motion in his Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy.