An act of dividing power to the three powers of government equally.
Bill Of Rights
Freedom to protest
The original constitution of the US. Established the functions of the national government after it declared independence from Great Britain.
Three Branches of Government
The formal statement declaring the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain.
1. Freedom of Religion, Speech, and the Press 2. Right to bear arms 3. The Housing of Soldiers 4. Protection from Unreasonable Searches and Seizures 5. Protection of Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property 6. Rights of Accused Persons in Criminal Cases 7. Rights in Civil Cases 8. Excessive Bail, Fines, and Punishments Forbidden 9. Other Rights Kept by the People 10. Un-Delegated Powers Kept by the States and the People
The division of government to create laws The Legislative Branch makes the laws The Executive Branch enforces the laws The Judicial branch interpret the laws
Legislative Executive Judicial Congress President Supreme Court
From 1787–1789, Delegates debated major problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation.