Constitution Vocab Word Bank Judicial Review Popular Sovereignty Federalism Limited Government Citizens should have as much Individual freedom as possible Separation of Powers Majority Rule with guaranteed rights for minorities Checks and Balances Civilian of the Military _________________________________ The built in power of the courts to determine whether or not the government’s actions are legal, according to the constitution. _________________________________ Military control is placed under a democratically elected government, and it is restricted the limits placed on it by the Constitution. _________________________________ Distributing the powers of government between three different branches, so no one branch has too much power. _________________________________ The system the three branches have to limit each other. _________________________________ Interference on one’s freedoms should primarily occur when a person’s freedom would interfere with someone else’s freedoms. _________________________________ All political power belongs to the people and government can only govern with the consent of the people. _________________________________ Governmental powers divided between a central government and smaller local governments. _________________________________ Every citizen should feel comfortable that their basic rights or protected, regardless of the opinion of the majority. _________________________________ The government is not all powerful, it may only do certain things which the people have empowered it to do.