Why did the framers choose a federalist system of government?
to prevent the abuse of power by any level of government
What did the Framers hope to achieve by establishing a federal system of government Were they successful?
Can you explain why the framers of the constitution developed a structure of government with three branches and how the system of checks and balances helps protect people's rights?
Because the colonist originally came from a Monarchy they came to the New World to get away from that kind of system of Government. The United States framers of government wanted separations of power, meaning that one unit of power never has to much or all control. That's why we have 3 branches of government--> Judicial, executive, and legislative
The framers settled on federalism as their new system of government because compraised the division between state and national government.The articles of confederation proved that strong state power wouldn't allow there to be a strong national government.However ,without restraining a strong central government the idea of limited government would be at risk.Therefore,ferderalism allow for a compromise between the power of state and national government
Why did the framers create a federal system of government in which power is shared between the national and state government?
The framers wanted this because they didn't want the national government to get too strong and become a monarchy, like the one they just worked so hard to get out of. The constitution created a federal system as a compromise so that power of government would be shared between the states and federal government, and the federal government would not become too powerful. It was the only choice the founders thought they had in order…
What government system developed when the Framers agreed that the states should keep the powers needed to govern their own affairs?
Why did the framers design a governmental system in which the executive branch and legislative branch were likely to conflict?
The six basic principles of the Constitution were incorporated by the framers to assure the government would not be able to grow too large and tyrannical. The principles that used were popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, a system of checks and balances, federalism, and judicial review.