Dbq How Did The Constitution Guard Against Tyranny

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“How Did the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?” In the year of 1787, delegates met in Philadelphia to write the Constitution. Tyranny, which is a type of government with an absolute ruler, was a fear. For James Madison and the delegates, it was a challenge for them to write the Constitution that could be strong enough to hold the people and the states together without anybody taking over too much control. James Madison’s idea between central and state governments if Federalism (Document A). This guards against tyranny because neither of the governments can gain powers over the nation or the people. Since, the Legislative branch is the one that makes the laws, the Executive branch carries out the laws (enforces), and the Judicial branch
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