Checks and Balances

Antwonay S.

7 Principles of Goverment

Checks and Balances- ability of goverment excercise checks or controls over the other branches. It was used in the Constitution because, it helped Congress make sure that the branches work together fairly.  Baron de Montesquiea quoted that "Power should be a check to power." Though the branches of goverment are separate, they rely one one a to another to preform the work of goverment.Example:the goverments work together for the 3 branches to work togethor