Constitutional Principle - By Sarah/Lizzy/Katy/November
What is Popular Sovereignty?
Significance and Purpose
A current event of popular sovereignty is the civil war happening in Syria between those who want the dictatorship idea to stay and those who want a more democratic system in place. http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/27/world/meast/syria-civil-war-fast-facts/
Direct Quotes on Popular Sovereignty from the Constitution
If a majority are capable of preferring their own private interest, or that of their families, counties, and party, to that of the nation collectively, some provision must be made in the constitution, in favor of justice, to compel all to respect the common right.- John Adams