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Federalism The division of power
Anti-Federalist opposed ratification of the new constitution =would take away liberties, create a strong control government.
popular sovereignty the people rule the power of the government is based on the consent of the government
checks and balances An political system in witch branches of government have some authority over the actions of the other branches
Republicanism a form of government where they people elect representatives to represent their wishes and will being on their behalf
Articles of confederation They firs government setup by U.S. that was ineffective due to -would take away liberties -create strong central government-ignore the will of the people, and then was replaced by the constitution.
Alexis De Tocqueville

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