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1st Handout Terms

TermDefinition
Federalism The principles of the Federalists Party
Anti-Federalists A movement that opposed the creation of a stronger U.S. federal government and which later opposed the ratification of the 1787 Constitution
Separation of Powers An act of placing the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies
Popular Sovereignty The principle that the authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives
Checks and Balances Balancing of power through each separation of power checking every other one.
Republicanism The support for the republican party
Articles of Confederation The original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US Constitution in 1789.
1st Amendment Amendment that guaranteed the basic freedoms of human life.
2nd Amendment the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed
4th Amendment [t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures
5th Amendment No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury
6th Amendment guarantees a citizen a speedy trial, a fair jury, an attorney if the accused person wants one, and the chance to confront the witnesses who is accusing the defendant of a crime
7th Amendment guarantees a trial by jury in civil lawsuits
8th Amendment Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
10 Amendment any power that is not given to the federal government is given to the people or the states
Alexis De Tocqueville Helped create democracy in America
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