A Balancing Act
A Look at Checks and BalancesBook - 2004
After Americans won their freedom in the Revolutionary War, they faced the challenge of forming their own government. Many people didn't trust governments. They wanted to protect their freedoms so they formed three branches--the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial--that would watch each other, ensuring that no one person or branch would become too powerful. Discover how all three branches of government work, and how they check and balance each other to guard Amercans' freedoms.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, , ©2004
Branch Call Number: 320.473 Ko
Characteristics: 56 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm