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Match each statement below with the constitutional principle it illustrates.
P-Popular soverignty
R-Republicanism
F-Federalism
L-Limited Government
S-Separation of powers
C-Checks and balances

Citizens elect senators to Serve in Washington, D.C.
R?

The national government conducts foreign policy
F?

The Constitution outlines our plans of government and restricts its powers
L?

We the people do ordain and establish this Constitution
P?

Congress may impeach judges and the president
C?

The Judicial Branch interprets the law
S?

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    I agree.

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    The president can pardon persons convicted of a crime
    C?

    State governments have the power to pass marriage laws within their states
    F?

    The court has the power of judicial review (to declare laws unconstitutional)
    C?

    The Executive Branch has the responsibility to carry out the law
    S?

    Government is by the consent of the governed
    R?

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    I think the first one -- about the pardons -- is S because the judicial department is responsible for criminal prosecutions.

    I agree with your other answers.

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    Okay Thank you!

    The president appoints federal judges
    C?

    Only the Federal government can coin money
    S?

    More than 900 state laws have been struck down by the courts
    L?

    Government officials are never above the law
    L?

    Congress can override a presidential veto by 2/3rds vote in each house
    C?

    Congressmen should keep in mind the interests of their constituents
    F?

    Both the federal and state governments can impose taxes
    F?

    All power flows from the people
    P?

    The Legislative makes the laws
    S?

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    I disagree with these answers.

    Only the Federal government can coin money
    S

    More than 900 state laws have been struck down by the courts
    L

    Congressmen should keep in mind the interests of their constituents
    F?

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