Our U.S. Federal Government, as well as many of the state governments operates under a concept known as separation of powers. The system is strengthened by the concept of checks and balances - each branch has a responsibility to keep the other two "in check".

Student work is displayed here as a wiki-guide to our government. Browse each to learn more about this magnificent system has kept our government strong for over 200 years!

Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Key Players
The Legislative Branch
The Executive Branch
The Judicial Branch

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The information contained herein was created as a project in Mr. Larry Bruce's U.S. History class, Union CIty Middle School, Union City, MI. Some information may have slight deviation from the known understanding of a selected topic. Such discrepancies will be corrected after the evaluation period. Student creators are not to be contacted regarding any portion of the page content. All questions, comments, concerns, etc., shall be directed to the manager of this space. Email me here.

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