SS.7.C.1.7: Describe how the Constitution limits the powers of government through separation of powers and
checks and balances.
Watch this video and describe the concepts of separation of powers and checks and balances. Then Tell me how Checks and Balances and Separation of powers are different.
Watch this video and tell me how powers gets separated in the U.S. Government
Read the document below about limited government and explain why limited government is an important part of our democracy.
Use the picture below to familiarize yourself with the Checks and Balances.