Sentence form—putting into an independent clause what is most important—has already been discussed under clearness.
And last, if it deserves such a distinction, the thought may demand an independent clause or a sentence for itself.
A principal, main, or independent clause is one making a statement without the help of any other clause.
A complex sentence is one containing an independent clause and one or more dependent clauses.
The complex sentence contains one independent clause and at least one subordinate clause.
Subordinate, joining a subordinate or dependent clause to a principal or independent clause.
There is no independent clause or sentence which prohibits the States from exercising it.