Through the principle of Separation of Powers we have three branches of government. These branches are the Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, and Judicial Branch. Each of them have different duties they carry out to run our government.
Many of these powers are also based on the major principles that influenced our Constitution: popular sovereignty, rule of law, and checks and balances.
---Explain how power is distributed among the three branches of government.
---Describe the effect that major principles of government had on our Constitution