What areThe three powers of government?
judicial, legislative, executive
The constitution divides the powers and responsibilities of government into three parts. This divisionis called?
The three parts of government that are separated in the Constitution are known as the separation of powers. The three branches of the government, legislative, executive, and judicial, each have assigned duties, and each can exercise a series of checks and balances to assure, no one portion of the government usurps the powers of the others.
The separation of powers is the practice we use in the US national government to divide the national government's powers between the three branches (executive, legislative, judicial) so that the national government cannot abuse its powers. Each branch has certain powers and is able to "check" the other branches' powers to keep the three branches equal or "balanced". This system is known as the system of checks and balances and it is used to guarantee…