How Does The Constitution Maintain The Power Of The Government

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The Constitution will provide a governing body for the citizens along with basic rights; the Constitution would ensure liberty for the people, a balance spread among the government, the states and the people, suffrage, the right to secure private property, and equality through life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The power within the government would be separated into three branches (legislative, executive, and judicial) by the separation of powers, and a system of checks and balances would ensure that one branch would not overcome each other, and would rely on each other to enforce the law. The principles of the Constitution include: individual liberty, federalism, limited government, representative government, private property, the

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