7 principles of government


Checks and balances

Is where all the branches of government check on each other, so one brach doesn't get more powerfull then the other.

Popular sovereignty

Is a way of ruling were the people have the most power.


To where people vote for a leader.

Limited government

The governor can't just do whatever they want but can do there job.

Separation of Powers

Putting the legislative, executive, and judicial branches powers of government in separate bodies.


This is where the power between the government and the states is shared.

Individual rights

Where you have rights that cannot be taken away