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Topic 4.5 #1

Topic 4 Lesson 5 #1

preamble opening statement to the Constitution
domestic tranquility peace and order at home
civilian nonmilitary
general welfare well-being of all its citizens
liberty freedom
article a section of the main body of the Constitution
popular sovereignty government gets its authority from the people
limited government government has only the powers the Constitution gives it
checks and balances each branch has the power to check, or limit, the actions of the other two
federalism division of power between the federal government and the states
House of Representatives the larger of the two bodies that make up the Legislative branch or Congress
Senate the smaller of the two bodies that make up the legislative branch or Congress
Created by: ellenabney