constitution conflicts

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  1. federalism
    major power will be in the national government, but states would keep some power
  2. two- house legislature
    representation by the population in the house and by equality (same votes per state) in the Senate
  3. seperation of powers
    • - no branch has all the power
    • - legislative makes the laws
    • - executive enforce the laws
    • -judical interprets the laws
  4. checks and balances
    each branch has powers to control the other so that no one becomes to powerful
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constitution conflicts
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2010-01-27 01:30:59
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