Importance Of The Branches Of Government

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Powers of the Branches of Government Each branch of the government has a claim to power when it comes to checks and balances, framers feared democracy, or pure majority rule. This is something they have experienced before, the framers knew that it was most important in order to prevent the event of oligarchy in America the best choice was to divide they powers of government. In order to come up with the best plan of action that would work out best to insure order, the farmers decided to have three branches to defend the powers equally and limit powers.(Turner,p. 26-33) Checks and balance system was creatively created the three divisions were known for specific powers, federalists and anti federalist went back and forth in constant …show more content…
This branch of government is the most powerful reasons being is because the President is in command and is the most powerful person in the United States government. In Article. II. Section.1. of The Constitution it says, ” The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America. He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years, and, together with the Vice President, chosen for the same Term, be elected ,as follows:”(Turner, p. 582).... So much control happens with the executive branch, and many government agencies such as CIA, postal services, The Secretary of Agriculture, The Secretary of Education, Homeland …show more content…
The New Jersey Plan was introduced this way when decisions were decided upon it would be possible to offset legislature. The breakthrough came when The Great Compromise was developed, the supporters for this plan brought forth the Legislative Branch a bicameral legislature that consisted of two branches, Senate and The House of Representatives. This made voting equally represented.(Turner, p.23-24) This branch is also known to be most powerful as well which makes both executive and legislative branches pretty powerful, they both check each other. The last is Judicial Branch, the system of power from this specific branch is they have the right to oversee the United States court system, criminal, civil and Supreme courts. (Turner, p. 39-42) In 1803 the Supreme Court heard the case of Marbury v. Madison, Marbury walked out empty handed in this case. The first time law by Congress that was declared unconstitutional in return gave meaning to the Constitution. In 1954 Brown v. Board of Education, Supreme Court ruled the case was decided that racial segregation in schools illegal. The Judicial Branch has a lot of influence, putting the

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