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Desoto 8th ss ch 8

Desoto 8th Social Studies Chapter 8

popular sovereignty a form of government where citizens are in control
limited government a government where no people or groups will get special treatment
enumerated powers government powers that belong to the federal government alone
reserved powers government powers that are retained by the states
concurrent powers government powers that belong to both the federal and state governments
separation of powers the creation of different parts of government to make sure no one branch has too much power
implied powers congressional powers that are not specifically stated in the Constitution
judicial review allows the Supreme Court to look at the actions of the other two branches and decide if the Constitution allows those actions
due process rule the government must follow before it takes action against a citizen
equal protection the right of all people to be treated equally under the law
naturalization a process for people born in other countries to become American citizens
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