Unit 4A

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Codified Constitution
Is a constitution where all the laws are written down in one place and not scattered about
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Limited Government
Government doesn't have much power due to the separation of power and checks and balances that in place in the USA system
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Federalism
having a central government with state governments which work together to create laws.
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De-centralisation and States' Rights
Rights, powers and duties given to the state governments
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Entrenched rights
Can't not be removed or modified, for example the bill of rights are entrenched.
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Constitutional interpretation
The constitution was made vague by the founding fathers, meaning that it is open to interpretation.
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Limited Government

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Government doesn't have much power due to the separation of power and checks and balances that in place in the USA system

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Federalism

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De-centralisation and States' Rights

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Entrenched rights

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