The Constitution was written to ensure the citizens of the Untied States were safe. It was written May 25 to September 17, 1787. It is a document made up of fundamental beliefs.Limited government prevents government from becoming too powerful. That's why they created the 6 principles.
Popular Sovereignty- popular sovereignty is a "political policy that's permitted the residents of federal terrorists to decide on whether to enter the union as free or slave states" (p.326) Some examples are "This idea had wide appeal, since it seemed in keeping with the allowed Whigs and Democrats once again to focus on the personal exploits and triumphs of there candidates rather than on the issues."