Chapter 3 – The U.S. Constitution. Question: How do the different parts of the Constitution work to create limited government and a functional democracy?. Parts of the Cosntitution. Preamble Seven Articles Amendments. Preamble.
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Chapter 3 – The U.S. Constitution
Question: How do the different parts of the Constitution work to create limited government and a functional democracy?
Parts of the Cosntitution
Major Principles of the Constitution
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balacnces
Three Branches of Government
Checks and Balances
The ability of all three branches of government to check the power of the other two branches. This guarantees that no branches of government will gain too much power.
Amending the Constitution
The Amendment process allows for the Constitution to be changed over time. This gives the Constitution the ability to be flexible enough to stand the tests of time. If it was not flexible, it would be impossible for it to change as the United States changes.
The 27 Amendments
Bill of Rights
Civil Rights Amendments
Before you take your chapter test review the 27 Amendments. The Bill of Rights Amendments are all included on your chapter test, and many other Amendments are included on your constitution test that you will also be taking.
You may continue on to watch the slide show of the 27 Amendments to the Constitution for further review on this topic and the Amendments.