American Government - Coggle Diagram
Principles of The Constitution
The sharing of power between state and national govt.
Followers of the republic party
Separation of Powers: Checks and balances between branches of Government
Checks and Balances:
Equal power for the branches of government where each branch regulates the other.
Popular Sovereignty: The People have the power
The government only has powers that are delegated to it by law
Declaration of Independence
Equality: All men are created equal.
Civic Duty: Individuals have a civic duty to defend these rights for themselves and others.
Natural Rights:People have certain inalienable rights, including Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
Popular Sovereignty; That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, meaning the government serves the people, that is its primary purpose, and derives its power directly from them.
Bill Of Rights
2nd Amendment: Rights to bear arms
4th Amendment: No searches without reason
1st Amendment: Freedom of speech religion and press
8th Amendment:no unjust treatment or fines
Branches of Government
Executive: Carries out Laws
Judicial: Evaluates the laws
Legislative: Makes Laws
Democrat: Government by the people
Republican: beliefs of self ruling
Independent: They believe that laws should govern our life