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Separation of Powers: A Balancing Act (How Government Works Series)
     

Separation of Powers: A Balancing Act (How Government Works Series)

by Kathiann M. Kowalski
 
After Americans won their freedom in the Revolutionary War, they faced the challenge of forming their own government. Many people didn't trust governments. They wanted to protect their freedoms so they formed three branches—the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial—that would watch each other, ensuring that no one person or branch would become too powerful.

Overview

After Americans won their freedom in the Revolutionary War, they faced the challenge of forming their own government. Many people didn't trust governments. They wanted to protect their freedoms so they formed three branches—the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial—that would watch each other, ensuring that no one person or branch would become too powerful. Discover how all three branches of government work, and how they check and balance each other to guard Amercans' freedoms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822513506
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
How Government Works Series
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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