How we guard against Tyranny

Abridged

Checks and Balances

Federalism and separation of powers

Federalism is the form, of government in which one body is split into to. Federal and state governments. Separation of powers is to keep each branch different and on track. The executive branch's main job is to enforce laws, legislative to pass laws, and judicial to interpret .
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Big states and small states

To prevent one state getting to powerful or not getting a voice we have the great compromise. The senate is the house where every state gets the same amount regardless of population so even if they are small they still have power. The House of Representatives is the number of representatives but based on the population of the state. This is so big states have a voice for everyone.
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