Checks and Balances
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Checks and Balances

checks-and-balances presented by citizen genius the US government has three branches or three parts these include the legislative branch led by Congress the executive branch led by the President and the judicial branch led by the Supreme Court the founding fathers feared giving one person or one group of people too much power so they […]

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O.A.R. Ep. 18: The Judicial Branch
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O.A.R. Ep. 18: The Judicial Branch

today on our American Republic we're going to talk about the judicial branch of the federal government when the founders wrote our Constitution the judicial branch was conceived to help ensure that no legislative act contrary to the Constitution can be valid in review Congress controls both the power of the purse and the drafting […]

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O.A.R. Ep. 17: The Executive Branch
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O.A.R. Ep. 17: The Executive Branch

welcome back to our American Republic in this episode we'll talk about the executive branch of the federal government the Constitution expressly placed the executive powers in the office of the president but when we look at modern perceptions of the office it is pertinent to ask whether public perceptions accurately reflect the limitations of […]

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