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Principle of Government Answers

Principle of Government Answers

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Principleof GovernmentDefinitionLocation inTextQuote
   R  u   l  e  o   f   L  a  w
Government basedon clear and fairlyenforced laws andno one is above thelaw
All executive and judicial officers…shall be bound by oath oraffirmation to support this Constitution
 The Constitution…shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby
   F  e   d  e  r  a   l   i  s  m
Power is dividedbetween centralgovernment andsmaller regionalgovernments
Article4, Sec.1
Full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the publicacts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state
Article1Sec. 10Clause1
No state shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or confederation…
   C   h  e  c   k  s   &   B  a   l  a  n  c  e  s
Each branch of government canlimit the power of the other branches
Article1Sec. 2Clause5
 The House of Representatives…shall have the sole power of impeachment
Article 2Sec. 2Clause 2Article 1Section 7Clause 2
He (the President) shall have power, by and with the advice andconsent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concurEvery bill which shall have passed the House of Representativesand the Senate, shall…be presented to the President of theUnited States
   M  a   j  o  r   i   t  y   R  u   l  e
Decisions approvedby more than half of the people insociety will beaccepted andobserved by all thepeople
Article1Sec. 2Clause1
 The House of Representatives shall be composed of memberschosen every second year by the people of the several states
Article1 Sec. 7Clasue2
If (the president vetoes the bill) and two thirds of that houseshall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent…to the other house…and if approved by two thirds of that house, it shall become alaw

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