Seven Principles Of The Constitution

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Seven Principles Of The Constitution

Historical terms and documents always have lists to memorize. Do you think you know the seven principles of the constitution?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Limited Government

    • B. 

      Separation of Powers

    • C. 

      Popular Sovereignty

  • 2. 
    Which principle creates a division of power between the federal government and the states?
    • A. 

      Federalism

    • B. 

      Republicanism

    • C. 

      Checks and Balances

  • 3. 
    Which principle creates congress, the president, and the judicial branch?
    • A. 

      Limited Government

    • B. 

      Separation of Powers

    • C. 

      Popular Sovereignty

  • 4. 
    Which principle creates the power for one branch of the government to limit the actions of the other two governments.
    • A. 

      Checks and Balances

    • B. 

      Republicanism

    • C. 

      Individual Rights

  • 5. 
    Which principle protects individual rights such as freedom of speech and religion?
    • A. 

      Individual Rights

    • B. 

      Republicanism

    • C. 

      Federalism

  • 6. 
    Which principle allows citizens to elect representatives?
    • A. 

      Republicanism

    • B. 

      Federalism

    • C. 

      Individual Rights

  • 7. 
    Which principle states that the government only has the power that the constitution provides?
    • A. 

      Popular Sovereignty

    • B. 

      Separation of Powers

    • C. 

      Limited Government

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a principle of the constitution?
    • A. 

      Democraticism

    • B. 

      Checks and Balances

    • C. 

      Federalism