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What is federalism ? System of government
Anti- Federalists A person who opposed the adoption of the us constitution
Separation of powers A act of beating the legislative , executive, & judicial powers of government in separate bodies.
Popular Sovereignty is the principle that the authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People)
Checks and balances counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
Republicanism Is an ideology of being a citizen in a state as a republic under which the people hold popular sovereignty. Many countries are "republics" in the sense that they are not monarchies.
Articles of confederation the first constitution of the United States, on November 15, 1777. However, ratification of the Articles of Confederation by all thirteen states did not occur until March 1, 1781.
1st Amendment Freedom of Religion, Speech, and the Press
2nd amendment The Right to Bear Arms
3rd amendment The Housing of Soldiers

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