7 Principles of the Constitution
Learning the Constitution
The citizens can vote for the people that they want to run the government. Meaning we vote for other people to represent us in government.
Separation of Powers
The Legislative branch makes laws. The Executive branch enforces the laws. The Judical branch determines if it is constitutional or not.
Checks and Balances
Each branch of government looks over the other. Meaning the branches are like rock, paper, scissors
The government is limited by the laws of the Constitution. Meaning the Constitution has authority over the government and all its branches.
The citizens have protected rights. Meaning the government can not take citizens rights away.
Power is divided between the federal government and the state government.