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Federalism A system of government that carries things out on a national level
Separation of Powers Government is divided into three equal branches: Judicial, Executive, Legeslative
Checks and Balances Each branch permits the other from becoming more powerful
Judicial Review Power of the courts to determine the constitutionality of the actions of the Executive and Legeslative branches.
Representative Democracy Public policies are made by officials who are selected by voters and held accountable to them in periodic elections
Limited Government Government is limited in what they may do. Each individual has certain rights that government cannot take away.
Rule of Law Government is bound by the fundamental law
Individual Rights and Responsibilities Rights: Life, liberty, pursuit of happiness. Responsibilities: Voting, taxes, jury duty.
Consent of the Governed government can only operate if the people agree. Government can be altered.
Majority Rule with the Rights of the Minority Protected Majority wins votes, minority is still protected and respected.
Popular Sovereignty People are the only source of governmental power, the government must be conducted with the consent of the governed.
Equal Protection of the Law Everyone is equal under the law, it applies to everyone the same.
Created by: Pterdodactyl