7 principles of the Constitution

By: Alexis perry

Popular sovereignty

Gives power to the people ( like in the preamble- we the people...)


The people's power to choose a representatives to go through to election process.


To divided the central government and the state government

Separation of powers

Power divided into three groups:legislative, executive, and judicial.

Checks and balances

Each branch of government checks over the other two branches

Limited government

LimIt the power of the government from the people

Individual rights

Personal freedom and personal protections from the government and equal understanding of the law.