Separation of Powers
The Separation of powers is a vital part of the Constitution. Governmental powers are distributed equally among three distinct and independent branches of the government. These branches are the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branch.
By separating the three branches of American government, it gives each branch separate but equal powers. The separation of powers also allows for each branch to act as a check and balance system for the other branches.
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Examples of Separation of Powers:
In the American Government, the Legislative branch is given the power to make laws with Congress at the head. The Executive branch is given the power to enforce laws with the power given to the President. The Judicial branch, such as the United States Supreme Court, is given the power to interpret the laws outlined in the Constitution.
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