Explain why the separation of powers and the system of checks and balances are important for our democracy.

The U.S. Constitution       Prepare: Prior to writing your initial post, read Chapters 1 and 2 of American Government and review the Week One Instructor Guidance.   Reflect: The U.S. Constitution is the cornerstone of our federal government. The Constitution establishes a basic operational framework that enables the three branches of government – […]