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17-18 Chapter 8

17-18 Chapter 8 The Constitution

popular sovereignty the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
limited government government with limited powers strictly defined by law
enumerated powers also called delegated powers, these powers are specifically given to Congress and federal government in the Constitution
reserved powers power belonging only to the states
concurrent powers power shared by the states and federal government
contradict to go against or state the opposite
separation of powers a principle by which powers are divided among different branches of government to make sure no one branch has too much power
involve to include
implied powers powers not specifically given to Congress and the federal government in the Constitution but suggested in its language
administrate to carry out
judicial review power of the court to judge whether or not actions of other branches are constitutional
due process procedures the government must follow that are established by law
equal protection the equal application of the law regardless of a person’s race, religion, political beliefs, or other qualities
naturalization the legal process of becoming a citizen
diminish reduce, make smaller
Created by: dacoburn