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    In the year of 1787, delegates met in Philadelphia to write the Constitution. Tyranny, a type of government with an absolute ruler, was feared. Therefore their challenge was to create a strong central government without letting any person, or group get too much power. Therefore Document B it states the powers should be separated into three branches. These branches are the legislative, executive, and judicial branches. The powers of the Legislative Branch is to make laws, the Executive Branch enforce laws, and the Judicial Branch Interprets laws. This separation of the powers help against tyranny, because all the branches have different jobs, and no one gets too much power. Another example is in Document C. It states the three branches can…

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    a basic framework for the United States government, to allocate government powers, and to declare or guarantee each person’s individual rights. (Lenz & Holman, 2013). With that, the U.S. Constitution thus divided the government into three main branches: the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial branch. With the separation of these three main branches of government, comes what is known as separation of powers. (Lenz & Holman, 2013). The essential reasons as to why the…

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    The constitution is the stronghold of our country. The separation of powers is the distribution of power between three branches of government. The branches are known as the Judicial, Executive, and Legislative. They all watch over each other in a system of checks and balances. In order for something to pass they would all need to agree on it. If they do not agree on the topic they get rid of it. “Why is the Separation Of Powers as important today as it was when the founding fathers wrote the…

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    The separation of powers was created to end the abuse of power within the American government. When the Constitution was created, the founding fathers wanted to create a government that would protect the American people from the past abuses felt as a colony under King George III. In order to protect the American people’s rights and to ensure that the government didn’t make decisions at the disinterest of the masses, the Constitutional framers spilt the Unites States federal government into three…

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    The theory of separation of powers is an idea that leads us back to ancient Greek times. It is a doctrine which represents a way of analysing government and the extent to which a state organises the distribution of power in its different branches. The ancient Greeks in their wisdom looked at the government as being formed by three separate functions. Moreover, the political philosopher Montesquieu reached the threshold of a more meaningful explanation of the doctrine by saying that ‘there can be…

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    CONCEPT OF SEPARATION OF POWER The doctrine of separation of power is a vital principle in constitutional law. Basically, doctrine of separation of power deals with the mutual relations among the 3 organs of the state which are executive, legislature and judiciary. This doctrine can be traced back to Aristotle which classified the functions and the power of the states into 3 categories named continuous executive power, discontinuous legislative power and federal power. The clearest explanation…

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    it comes to foreign policy, the American government is not so much an example of “separation of powers” but rather of separate institutions exercising overlapping powers. It is important to first distinguish between what it really means when we say the American government is not so much an example of separation of powers, but rather of separate institutions exercising overlapping powers. In terms of American government, it is split between the presidential powers and the congress. The congress…

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    President and all of his cabinents and departments), and the judicial the courts). These three branches share power and each power serves as check on the others. Why was this system important to the framers . Do you think this is still an effective system of government? Seperation of powers is an effective system of government. Separation of powers has been exercised since the Founders started creating the great government we have in present day time. It has balanced the powers between the…

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    had to be changed. The Articles gave Congress for all intents and purposes no power to direct local issues, no power to charge and no power to control business. Without the needed power, Congress needed to rely upon money related commitments from the states. Congress had no cash to pay troopers for their administration in the Revolution War. Later, the Constitutional Convention was called to improve the Articles of Confederation. James Madison and The Founding Fathers all wanted to create a…

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    We do not bow down to tyranny. The framers wanted to forge a powerful national government by creating federalism and incorporating separation of powers preventing any one branch of government from taking total control of the nation. Using limited powers and a system of checks and balances, the framers designed a way of keeping each branch of the government in control and preventing any one branch from gaining too much power subjecting the citizens to tyranny. The Separation of Powers is…

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