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3-1 Principles

Ch.3-1 Principles

Which principle states that government gets its authority and consent from the people? Popular Sovereignty
Which principle forbids Congress from passing laws infringing or taking away certain individual freedoms and is why the Constitution clearly lists what the national government can and cannot do? Limited Government
Which principle states that all are equally bound to the law including the leaders of government? Rule of Law
Which principle states that power should be divided among three independent and coequal branches of government? Separation of Powers
Which principle states that each branch of government checks the power of the other two branches? Checks and Balances
Which principle states that the courts can decide whether a law or executive action is constitutional? Judicial Review
Which principle states that governmental power must be divided between national government and state governments? Federalism
Which principle was established by the Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison (1803)? Judicial Review
What is another name for the "rule of law" principle that states that powers of government officials are limited by a set of laws that they must obey? Constitutionalism
John Marshall is is chiefly responsible for which constitutional principle? Judicial Review
The first nine amendments to the Constitution support which principle? Limited Government
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