U1_APGov 1.2 constitution_principles_chart.pdf - Constitution Principles There are 7 major principles found in the Constitutional This chart describes

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Constitution Principles There are 7 major principles found in the Constitutional. This chart describes the principle and locations in the Constitution. Column and row header s Constitutional Principle Explanation Examples in Constitution Popular Sovereignty Ultimate power and final authority rest with “we the people” or all the citizens Preamble Amendments Republicanism The people exercise their power by delegating it to representatives chosen by them through the election process Article 1 Article II Article IV Separation of Powers A way of dividing power among the three branches of government, in which members of the House of Representatives, members of the Senate, the President, and the federal courts are selected by and responsible to different constituencies. Article 1 Article II Article III Checks and Balances A government structure that gives each
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