7 PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT
🔹 A government in which the people rule, allowing the people the right to vote.
🔸The people exercise their power by voting
🔹a system of government in which the power is divided between a central government & states.
Separation of powers
🔸the division of basic government roles into 3 branches.
Checks and balances
🔹each branch of government can exercise checks or controls over other branches.
🔸everyone, citizens & powerful leaders alike must obey the law.
🔸personal liberties and privileges.