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Limited Government

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  1. Limited government

    Slide 1 - Limited government

    • Charles McClain
    • Sean Murray
  2. In limited government, the power of the government to intervene in the exercise of civil liberties is restricted by the constitutional law

    Slide 2 - In limited government, the power of the government to intervene in the exercise of civil liberties is restricted by the constitutional law

    • Limited government is a principle of classical liberalism, free market libertarians, and some tendencies of liberalism and conservatism in the United States.
  3. In the United States, the idea of limited government originally implied the notion of a separation of power and the system of checks and balances promoted by the United States Constitution.

    Slide 3 - In the United States, the idea of limited government originally implied the notion of a separation of power and the system of checks and balances promoted by the United States Constitution.

  4. “Limited government “ stands in contrast to the doctrine of the Divine Right of King‘s. Under that doctrine, the king, and by extension his entire government, held unlimited sovereignty over its subjects. Limited government exists where some effective limits restricted government power.

    Slide 4 - “Limited government “ stands in contrast to the doctrine of the Divine Right of King‘s. Under that doctrine, the king, and by extension his entire government, held unlimited sovereignty over its subjects. Limited government exists where some effective limits restricted government power.