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Popular sovereignty is the belief or concept that the state is created by the will of its people. True popular sovereignty gives political power to the state.

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The Constitution is based on the concept of?

Popular Sovereignty

The constitution is based on what concept?

popular sovereignty :)

What concept did many leaders believe new territories should use to resolve the slavery issue?

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The Principle of Popular Sovereignty means?

Popular Sovereignty expresses a political concept, but not necessarily a political reality. The government is created and sustained by the people through the representatives they elect. Popular Sovereignty is the voice of the people.

Popular sovereignty in the articles of the constitution?

Popular sovereignty is the concept of government based on the consent of the people. It is expressed in the Preamble and Articles 1, 5, and 7.

The concept that ultimate political authority is based on the will of the people is known as?

popular sovereignty

Do you think the electoral college system is compatible with the concept of popular sovereignty?


What was popular sovereignty in 1850?

The concept of popular sovereignty was introduced by the 1854 Kansas Nebraska Act. The term did not apply to any particular law or concept that was related to slavery. The term was coined by Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas.

What federal legislation brought the concept popular sovereignty to the territories?

Kansas Nebraska Act

The concept that a territory should be allowed to decide wheather to have slavery was known as?

popular sovereignty

The concept that a territory should be allowed to decide whether to have slavery known as?

Popular sovereignty

Why is popular sovereignty one of the US's most cherished ideals?

Popular Sovereignty is extremely important to the people of America due to the issues the lack of it had before, with the British monarchy. The concept of popular sovereignty claims that the power that government holds is only maintained by the people's consent.

Why did popular sovereignty appeal to many Americans?

Popular Sovereignty= "Let the people decide." The concept that the people of their own territory should get to decide weather they entered the union as a free or slave state.

What is the Islamic concept of sovereignty?

according to islamic concept of sovereignty all power belongs to Allah.He is the creator of universe.

Although the constitution is often called a bundle of compromises nearly all the delegates were dedicated to the concept of?

Popular sovereignty

Southern democrats supported john c breckinridge because they disliked stephen douglas's concept of?

Popular sovereignty.

Analyze how limited government republicanism and popular sovereignty are important parts of the constitution?

Popular sovereignty is the concept that people rule. Limited government is when government has limited power. Republicanism- im still trying to find that one sorry. =(

Is popular sovereignty important to a republic?

Popular sovereignty is important to a republic. The main principle of popular sovereignty is that the government is created by the people for the people.

What sovereignty was Stephen Douglas?

Popular Sovereignty

Who are those who rule in popular sovereignty?

Those who rule the popular sovereignty are the people.

What was Douglas's stand on popular sovereignty?

Douglas strongly defended popular sovereignty.

How do you use popular sovereignty in sentence?

The popular sovereignty dissolved rather quickly.

How is the right to vote related to the concepts of popular sovereignty and the consent of the governed?

Answer: The Right to vote is a type of popular sovereignty. The consent of the governed is popular sovereignty.

Why is popular sovereignty an important part of the government?

Because popular sovereignty is part of the government and when they elect the leader they needed popular sovereignty right that is why an important.

What was the practice of popular sovereignty?

Popular sovereignty or the sovereignty of the people is the principle that the authority of the government is created and sustained by the consent of its people