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6 Principles of Democracy

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L Michelle

on 7 February 2013

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Transcript of 6 Principles of Democracy

The 6 Basic Principles
of the Constitution Popular Sovereignty Limited Government Separation of Powers Judicial Review Checks and Balances Federalism -The people are the ONLY source of government power
-Consent of the governed The division of power between the branches of government
Federal -Each branch will "check" the power of the other
-Ties the branches together
-Each branch can restrain the other Division of power between federal (central) & state governments
Each level of government has substantial powers
Dual system of government -No government is all powerful
-The Government can ONLY do things the people give it the power to do
-Government must obey the law
The power of the courts to determine if government actions are Constitutional
The ability to declare acts unconstitutional (illegal/void)
Power given to the courts
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