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The Constitution created three branches of government to ensure limited government, separation of powers, and checks and balances. This assignment is designed for you to demonstrate your understanding of how the Constitution was written and how that plays out in the real world today.
Step 1: Explain the separation of powers among the three branches of government.
Step 2: Identify a current event or issue from the past 5 years. You might consider:
Step 3: Explain how each branch of government addresses or governs aspects of your selected event or issue. For example, what role does each branch play in health care reform?
Step 4: Discuss how the separation of powers and checks and balances affect this issue.
Cite 4 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your assignment.
Format your assignment as one of the following:
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines when applicable.
Submit your assignment.