26 - • Separation of Powers : (3) branches of government....

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5/19/11 Constitutional Principles Democracy : Americans decide, through elected representatives, what the government should do. Federalism : A system where power is shared between the state government and the national government.
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Unformatted text preview: • Separation of Powers : (3) branches of government. • Checks and Balances : To prevent any one of the three branches from becoming too powerful, the Constitution gave each branch ways to stop the other branches....
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course HIS 39930 taught by Professor Ming during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.

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