Unformatted text preview: constitution each branch has certain checks to make sure another branch or another person in a certain branch becomes too powerful. This is important to ensure the equal division of power to give citizens a fair and equal opportunity. This also makes United States a Democratic Republic in which the people have the power to choose whom they wish to represent them in the government. Lastly the addition of a bicameral legislative branch was very important to the constitution. Since the legislative branch is in charge of making laws it is very important to make sure that this branch is kept under check all the time. This is why the idea of having a Senate and a House of Representatives is ingenious because it allows for all potential laws to be checked twice by two different governing bodies. Both which should have the best interest of the people in mind. This is why it is important to have a bicameral legislative branch....
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- Fall '08
- american government, Separation of Powers, United States Congress