Government branches.

  • Research and explain the workings of three salient checks of the three government branches.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills by stating a position and defending it with evidence.
  • Develop skills of argumentation that will help you write persuasively in the future.
  • Your Checks & Balances/Critical Thinking Assignment will require you to submit a typed essay evaluating which inter-branch power is the most important to our republic. Note: do not make the case for which branch is most powerful; argue on behalf of which check or balance listed below is the most important.

For this exercise, you will be arguing in favor of one of the following checks and balances:

  • The presidential veto
  • Impeachment and removal from office by the legislature
  • Judicial review

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