Discuss the political principles that were used by the Founders to establish or organize the various branches of government.
Questions to consider:
-What considerations did the Founders have to make in forming or organizing each branch of the Federal Government?
-What are the important features (qualifications, terms of office, powers, etc.) of each of the branches of the National government?
-How does the specific arrangement and organization of each branch help that branch accomplish its goal within the overall scope of government?
-How did the Founders establish limits on each of the branches of government?
-How does the separation of powers work?
-What role does the separation of powers play in organizing the various branches of government?
-What aspects of the original formation of each branch of the government did the Progressives object to?
-How does the rise of the federal bureaucracy/administrative agencies challenge the traditional role of the various branches of government?