7 Principles Of Government

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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Popular Sovereignty
🔹 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.

Limited government
🔸everyone, citizens & powerful leaders alike must obey the law.

Individual rights
🔸personal liberties and privileges.