Multiple Choice Answers

1. Briefly discuss the separation of powers and the checks and balances system among the three branches of government. Be sure to mention at least two powers and one example of how their power is “checked” by another for each branch.

2.Briefly discuss the strengths and weaknesses of both the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. What were the concerns with each document? What proposed changes became reality with the implementation of the Constitution over the Articles of Confederation?