Constitution: United States Constitution and Executive Branch Essay

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Dear Founding Fathers,

I found it amazing how you have all created the Constitution. The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. We have learned about the Constitution for a while now. Now, we have learned how the Constitution involved lots of compromising and teamwork. It was hard for you to compromise, because you had a large group of people and you all had different opinions. I’ve learned James Madison is known as the Father of the Constitution. We've talked about how we had a new government began. Later, James Madison then created “The Virginia Plan.”

Then you have the three branches of government. The First branch is Executive Branch. The Executive branch is led by the President, who can create new laws. Then, you have the Legislative Branch, which is controlled by the congress which includes the House of Representatives. Last, you have the Judicial Branch, which is runned by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court reviews laws. Having the three branches, Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and the Judicial Branch, you have checks and balances. Check and balances is made so that none of the branches has too much power.

Each branch is restrained by the other two in several ways. The President may veto a law passed by Congress. Congress can override that veto with a vote of two-thirds of both houses. Then the Supreme Court may check Congress by declaring a law unconstitutional. The power is balanced by the fact that members of the Supreme Court are