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Test1 US History

Question Answer
FEDERALISM the federal principle or system of government.
ANTI-FEDRALIST Anti-Federalism refers to a movement that opposed the creation of a stronger U.S. federal government
SEPARATION OF POWERS an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies
POPULAR SOVERIEGNTY 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
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 support for a republican system of government
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US Constitution in 1789.

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