The 7 principles of government
What they do for the USA
Checks and balances.
Separation of powers.
* The legislative branch is responsible for enacting the laws of the state and appropriating the money necessary to operate the government.
* The executive branch is responsible for implementing and administering the public policy enacted and funded by the legislative branch.
* The judicial branch is responsible for interpreting the constitution and laws and applying their interpretations to controversies brought before it.
Examples: Public virtue cannot exist in a nation without private, and public virtue is the only foundation of republics.
-- John Adams
Citizenship is what makes a republic; monarchies can get along without it.
-- Mark Twain
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
-- Susan B. Anthony