Fundamental principles as found in the U.S. Constitution
Briefly explain the following fundamental principles as found in the U.S. Constitution and identify how each is at work in the American political system.
Include Constitutional structures designed to keep the power of government in check and protect citizens’ freedom.
Establishment of a Republic:
Include evidence that the U.S. government is based on the authority of the people, and identify alternative systems of government.
Include examples of conflicts in the relationship between the national and state levels of government.
Separation of Powers:
Include the three branches of government, functions of each, members, and selection procedures.
Checks and Balances:
Include its purpose, and cite at least one example per branch of government.
-Use of Research
-All ideas are supported by research -A minimum of three outside, scholarly sources are cited in the paper and included in the reference page
– only very limited direct quotes from other sources
-Proper spelling, grammar, complete sentences and paragraph breaks as appropriate must be used.
-Recommended length: 2-3 paragraphs per principle, (double-spaced pages), 12 pt font, 1″ margins