7 Principles of The Constitution

Alayna Daniel 9th period

Limited Goverment

A principle in which the power of the government is limited. Everyone must obey the laws including the president.

Ex. The United States of America has a limited government.

Separation of Powers

Division of powers among the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches.

Ex. The 3 branches of American government Legislative, Judicial, and Executive branches.

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Individual Rights

Basic rights of the people these are protected in the Bill of Rights.

Ex. Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.


A system in which power is divided between the national and state governments.

Ex. A state could not pass a law directly contradicted to a law passed on federal level.

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