US Citizens rioting outside the government, demanding for equal rights for a say in financial decisions. This idea is mentioned as Popular Sovereignty.
Separation of Powers
In order for a good national government, the U.S had to split the government into 3 branches so the jobs had equal power.
Checks and Balances
At the same time, the powers of one branch can be challenged by another branch. This is what the system of checks and balances is all about.
Limited government in the United States is defined by the government whose power existed only within limits established by a constitution.
No Kyle, let's change this.
Kevin, have you read the constitution? No! We can't.
Federalism is power or legal authority is coordinated by a political executive to which federal states, local authorities, and smaller units are considered subject. In the U.S, a stronger national government was balanced with state power, although there was more nationalism to prevent a tyranny.
Figure it out, you two! That's it!
Mister, MA is being MEAN!
NJ started it.
Republican government was one in which the power of government is held by the people. The people give power to leaders they elect to represent them and serve their interests.