ERIC Number: EJ344534
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Separation of Powers and the Legislative Power.
Rossum, Ralph A.
Teaching Political Science, v14 n1 p17-22 Fall 1986
Addresses the contribution of separation of powers and checks and balances in resolving the rival defects of democratic ineptitude and majority tyranny as the Founders framed the Constitution. Contends the Founders structured the government so that the three branches could keep each other in their proper places. Discusses Anti- Federalist objections to the Founders' ideas. (TRS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution