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opening statement of the Constitution , introduces the 6 goals
preamble
the 7 statements of the Constitution.
articles
division of powers between the federal government and the states
federalism
6 goals of the preamble are...
1. Unite the country.
2. Establish justice.
3. Keep the peace at home.
4. Protect freedom of the people.
5. Protect the well- being of the people.
6. Provide for the nation's defense.
body of the Constitution made up of?
Articles
3 branches of government are...
and the responsibility of each......
1. Legislative.....
2. Executive.....
3. Judicial.....
A nonmilitary person
a civilain
each branch of government has the power to check or limit the other two
checks and balances
its peace and order at home; one of the 6 goals
domestic tranquillity
the well-being of the citizens
general welfare
liberty
freedom
means the people have the right to alter or abolish their government
popular sovereignty
the government has only the powers that the Constitution gives
limited government
7 basic principles of the Constitution
1. Popular Sovereignty
2. Limited Government
3. Separation of Powers
4. Checks and Balances
5. Federalism
6. Republicanism
7. Individual Rights
In the event of the death of both the President and the Vice President, the person who would be sworn in as President would be...
the Speaker of the House