CHECKS AND BALANCES

NO ONE CAN BE TOO POWERFUL!!

DEFINITION OF CHECKS AND BALANCES

The definition of checks and balances is that it is a system established by the constitution that prevents any branch of goverment becoming to powerful.

HOW IT WORKS AND EXAMPLES.

Checks and balances is that it is a system established by the constitution that prevents any branch of goverment becoming to powerful. EXAMPLE..congress has the power to pass bills into laws. The president has the power to veto or reject the laws congress make. However congress can overide the president's veto with 2/3rds of the votes. The supreme court has the power to review laws passed by congress and srike down any laws that violates the consitution by declaring it uncounsitutional

By omar hameidan