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preamble
introdution to a delcaration consitution,or other official document.
domestic tranquillity
peace and order at home; one of the six goals defined in the preamble to the United states constition.
civilian
nonmilitary
liberty
freedom
articles
the main body of the constitution/ divided into seven sections,which establishes the frame work for the US government.
popular sovereignty
a principle OF THE US CONSTITUTION THAT STATES THAT THE PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO CREATE,ALTER AND ABOLISH THEIR GOVERNMENT;IN THE 1800' A TERM REFERRING TO THE IDEA THAT EACH TERRITORY COULD DECIDE FOR ITSELF WEATHER OR NOT TO ALLOW SLAVERY.
limited government
a principle OF THE US CONSTITUTION THAT STATES THAT THE GOVERNMENT HAS ONLY THE POWER THAT THE CONSTITION GIVES IT.
checks and balances
PRINCIPLE OF THE U.S. CONSTIUTION THAT SAFEGUARDS AGAINSTABUSE OF POWER BY GIVING EACH BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT THE POWER TO CHECK THE OTHER BRANCHES
feralism
a principle OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION THAT ESTABLISHES THE DIVISION OF POWER BETWEEN THE FEDERAL GOV. AND STATES.