Founding Ideals of the United States, US History, WVHS
Terms in this set (7)
Freedom of Conscience
The right to follow one's own beliefs in matters of religion and morality. The right to hold unpopular ideas.
The state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities.
The people create the government and allow it to have power. Government can only do what the people will allow it to do.
The people maintain and improve their government.
Rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
rights and freedoms of all people; rights the government can never take away; natural or god-given rights
The purpose of government is to protect people's rights / government power is limited
the government must always work to protect people's rights
The purpose of government is to provide stability and security
the government must protect people from danger, threat, or rapid changes to the country
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