Constitution Guard Against Tyranny Analysis

The Constitution’s guard against tyranny was very powerful. The guard was set to protect the states and individuals from the government having absolute power. If the Constitution was not intact, the government would absolutely use their powers to their benefit because they would be untouchable. The Constitution has many ways of abolishing tyranny and making it hard for the people in power to take advantage of it. The Constitution does help against government having absolute power, mainly because issues laws that contain rights for its citizens.
Separation of power, an idea brought by Montesquieu; it’s one of the common ways of making sure power was spread and governments had limited control over what goes on. “The power surrendered by the people is divided between two distinct governments… The different governments will each control each other” (Document A). By setting the
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As for the executive branch which is where the President comes in, he agrees whether a congressional legislation should be vetoed (Document C). Although, the legislative branch can override the President’s veto, they can also impeach the President and removing the president from his or her office. The judicial branch controls the legislative branch by making laws (Document C). The last Document is basically saying that house of representatives should be appointed by the people and there should be at least one representative (Document D). At first each senator were elected by each state legislature, not by popular votes, then that change due to the 17th amendment. The Senate of the U.S should have about two senators from each state (Document D). A reason for that is because if one senator came to a type of sickness or absence the-the another senator could take over without affecting the people harshly. Having multiple senators for each state helps by keeping a balance in the

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