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Name: Trinity Ouellette Date: 9/4/2019 Block: S2 Checks & Balances: Primary Source Documents Analysis Chart Primary Source Document # Document Type Explanation of Document Type of Check & Balance (i.e., executive checking judicial) 1 Supreme Court Decision The supreme court decision to desegregate schools. Judicial checking legislative 2 Executive Decision President Lincoln is deciding who will be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Executive checking judicial 3 Presidential speech to congress President was saying we should go to war because of the attack on Pearl Harbor. legislative checking Executive 4 Message of the president to the senate Coolidge is sending a veto memo of Senate farming bill 3555. Executive checking legislative 5 Treaty Settled the dispute of joint occupation of Oregon. Legislative checking executive 6 Letter from FDR to the House President vetoes H.R. 3687. Executive checking legislative 7 Ticket Ticket to the impeachment of president Johnson. Legislative checking
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Unformatted text preview: executive 8 FDR Political Cartoon The president telling the Supreme court to hurry up with making a decision. Judicial checking legislative 9 (secondar y source) Video Clip: NBC Learn A supreme court decision on health care (Obamacare) was upheld. Judicial checking legislative 1. Why do you think the Founding Fathers and Framers of the Constitution thought it was so important to have separation of powers and checks and balances? They thought this was important so one branch of government didn’t become too powerful. 2. Do you believe that checks and balances are effective? Explain why or why not. Yes, because each branch keeps the others from overstepping their “bounds”. 3. In your opinion, are all three branches of our federal government equally powerful or does one branch yield more power than the others? Explain. Executive I feel is more powerful because the power is on the hands of one instead of many....
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