After the Revolutionary War, the Founding Fathers were in a pickle. They needed to create a government, but how could they protect the people from a tyrant? The separation of powers was their answer! A video resource explores the history behind the central concept in American government still crucial today.
- Create discussion questions to have learners debate whether the system of checks and balances works
- Material is repetitive from other videos in the same series
- Resource does not presume students have extensive background in the Constitution
- Narrator is engaging
- Entertaining graphics hold pupils' interest