No Tyranny in USA
Powers given to the central government Some were print money provide an army and navy declare war, print and coin money, set up post offices, and make immigration laws.
Powers shared Tax, borrow money, set up courts, make laws, enforce laws.
powers given to the states Set up local governments, hold elections, establish schools, pass marriage and divorce laws, regulate in-state businesses.
Federalism is one way we guard against tyranny by not giving any one part of the government all the power.
Separation of Powers
Judicial: supreme courts rules whether laws are constitutional.
Executive: president enforces the laws.
Sparation of power helps guard against tyranny because no one person has ultimate power.
Checks and Balances
The president can veto congress laws and nominate supreme court judges (executive branch)
Legislative branch, congress, confirms suerprem court judges ; impeach jugeds or the president.
Judicial branch surperme court , can say the persident did something unconstitutional and that laws are unconstitutional.