The branches interact through checks and balances. Interacting by sharing power equally while completing their assigned tasks. These three branches keep the country operating and safe. Together the branches create laws, maintain those laws and manage the use of those laws. The branches keep the members and leaders of each branch in check through keeping the powers equal. Examples: The legislative branch and executive branch create an annual budget for the government. The judicial branch looks over and makes sure the budget is constitutional. If not, they then can demand a change. The branches are to interact using their pawers as they watch over the other branches. 3. How effective are the branches today?
As of today, the branches are efficient in making sure the other branches are not overstepping their boundaries and keeping each other accountable. Even though they are efficient personally I feel they are not performing their best. It seems to be a constant argument and disagree on almost everything, basically forfeiting the purpose of check and balance. It seems there is a big divide and it is more about power within the branches. Their focus seems to be more on who has the most power in the branch and not working well together. The branches need to focus more on working together and not on who has more power References Hans Eicholz ,2001 Self-Government and the Distinctive Character of American Civil Society - society/ Constitutional Topic: Checks and Balances - The U.S. Constitution Online. (n.d.). Our Government. (n.d) Hamilton, L. (2001, May 2). Balancing Powers in Government.
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