7 principles of the Constitution.

7 principles

Popular Sovereignty

Popular Sovereignty is the principle that the authority of the government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People and by the people), who are the source of all political power.


    Republicanism is one possible ideology of governing a society or state as a republic. The key point is that the people hold popular sovereignty, rather than the people being subjects of a king. Many countries are Republics and some Democratic

Separation of Powers

often imprecisely used interchangeably with the trias politica principle,[1] is a model for thegovernance of a state (or who controls the state). The model was first developed in ancient Greece. Under this model, the state is divided into branches, each with separate and independent powers and areas of responsibility so that the powers of one branch are not in conflict with the powers associated with the other branches.

Checks and Balances

To prevent one branch from becoming supreme, protect the "opulent minority" from the majority, and to induce the branches to cooperate, government systems that employ a separation of powers need a way to balance each of the branches.

Limited Government

gives citizens more control on how they shape their local environment and policy. More emphasis becomes placed on local government and policy, giving more citizen access to participate. It also provides a stronger free market system so that the citizenry have more opportunity for real success.

Individual Rights

also known as collective rights, are rights held by a group qua group rather than by its members severally;[1] in contrast, individual rights are rights held by individual people; even if they are group-differentiated, which most rights are, they remain individual rights if the right-holders are the individuals themselves.


is a political concept in which a group of members is bound together by covenant with a governing representative head and there is some federalism in Canada.
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