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The Consitution 2

SEPARATION OF POWERS

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SEPARATION OF POWERS DIVIDING REPSONSIBILITIES AMONG THE THREE BRANCHES PREVENTS ANY ONE BRANCH FROM ACQUIRING TOO MUCH POWER.
CHECKS AND BALANCES EACH BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT IS PERMITTED TO EXERCISE SOME CONTROL OVER THE OTHERS
LEGISLATIVE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE MAKE THE LAWS TO GOVERN OUR COUNTRY
EXECUTIVE ENFORCE THE LAWS
JUDICIAL INTERPRET THE LAWS
3 WAYS IN WHICH THE POWERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARE DIVIDED LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL BRANCHES
POWERS ARE SEPARATED BECAUSE SO NO ONE BRANCH GETS TO BE TOO POWERFUL
THE JOB OF THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH IS MAKE LAWS, CHECK THE EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL BRANCHES
THE JOB OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH IS TO CARRY OUT THE LAWS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
TWO BRANCHES CHECKED BY THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL
TWO BRANCHES CHECKED BY THE JUDICIAL BRANCH EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE
Created by: sjjwhite