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constitution begins with the
-the rest is divided into 7 articles and 27 changes(amendments)
6 principles the constitution is built on
-limited gov(no one is above the rule of law)
-seperation of powers
-system of checks and balances
-judicial reveiw(idea that judicial branch reveiws laws that are passed to veiw them constitutional or not)
-federalism(division of power for states and federal gov)
ideas for gov from
-trail-by-jury, due process(magna carta)
-english common law
delegates divided the constitution into 3 powers
-enumerated powers( list of powers of what gov will do, responsibilities)
-reserved powers(reserved powers to the states by omision if not listed under enumerated powers)
-concurent powers(powers shared by national and state gov)
there are many .... in the constitution
-supermecy clause in article 6 sayingthat laws of national gov and the constitution is superior to any laws
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