Democratic Government Dbq

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The United States has a democratic government, which means our citizens get to help choose how our country works. The Constitution is setup to include citizens in the law making and voting process and preventing the US from turning into a tryannical government. Three ways we do thi s is by using Federalism, Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances. Federalism is a system our country uses to make sure power doesn’t stay in one area (Doc A). This method gives specific responsibilities to Central Government and each state. Central Government has the power to regulate trade, declare war and print money. States have the power to establish schools, regulate in-state businesses and to hold elections. These two sectors also share some
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