The Fight Against Tyranny

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In 1787 the delegates of America believed that the Articles of Confederation were not capable of making a nation strong and untied so they decided to make a new governing document. The Constitution became the body of fundamental principles and rights by which the United States is governed by. In which federalism, separation of power, checks and balances, and balancing power between big states and small states became crucial. How did these aspects help guard against tyranny? Well… Federalism is one of the ways the Constitution help guard against tyranny. Basically federalism helped divide the power of the central government and the power of the state government. The central government and the state government have different jobs which when added
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