Separation of Powers

The United States’ government is designed to ensure that no one ever becomes too powerful. It is divided into different parts, which each have their own role and sometimes get in the way of each other!  Here, you’ll learn more about some of the parts of our government and how they work with - and sometimes against - each other to get things done! 

Resources cover checks and balances between the three branches of government, state governments, and tribal governments.