Checks & Balances

Features Of The Constitution

Why are checks & balances important to the constitution?

Checks & Balances keeps any branch of government from becoming to powerful. Checks & Balances were created by the framers of the constitution. It allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two branches.

How do checks & balances gives the branches power?

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

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Does the Constitution ever wonder if the citizens have feedback on their decisions?

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are checks and balances?

2. What are checks and balances are in place to maintain order within the Judicial Branch?

3. How is the Judicial Branch involved in the checks and balances designed to maintain order within the other branch of government?

4. What checks and balances are in place to maintain order within the Executive Branch?

5. How is the Executive Branch involved in the checks and balances are in place to maintain order within the other branches on government?

6. What checks and balances are in place to maintain order within the Legislative Branch?

7. How is the Legislative Branch involved in the checks and balances designed to maintain order within the other branches of government?

Checks & Balances