Checks and Balances

(Features of the Constitution)

Why are checks and balances important to the constitution?

Checks and balances were created by the framers of constitution. It allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two branches

How does the checks and balances gives the branches power?

Checks allow one branch to block the actions of another branch. Congress can check the president`s power by overriding the veto by a two-thirds majority vote. Balances allow each branch of the government to have some role in the actions and power of the other branches.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are checks and balances?


2. What does checks and balances have to do with the Judicial Branch?


3. How is the Judicial Branch involved with checks and balances and the government laws?


4. What checks and balances are in place with the Executive Branch?


5. How is the Executive Branch involved with checks and balances and how does the executive branch help with the government and other branches?


6. What checks and balances are in place with the Legislative Branch?


7. What is the Legislative Branch job in government and how does it relate to checks and balances?