“The United States in Congress assembled shall never engage in a war, nor grant letters of marque or reprisal in…

<object:standard:ss.912.c.1.3>”The United States in Congress assembled shall never engage in a war, nor grant letters of marque or reprisal in time of peace, nor enter into any treaties or alliances,…unless nine States assent to the same. Nor shall a question on any other point be determined, unless by the votes of the majority of the United States in Congress assembled.”—Articles of Confederation

The restrictions placed on the federal government shown in this quote best reflect the principle of

[removed] popular sovereignty

[removed] limited government

[removed] social contract

[removed] natural rights