connecting the past and present and looking ahead

Prepare a 3-page paper, citing a minimum of two academically verified references, describing the structure of government, including the three branches, power allocated to each branch, the source of power, and the separation of powers. Explain how each branch has obligations and roles associated with the interpretation of the Bill of Rights. Address why this understanding of the branches of government and the Bill of Rights application is important in a career context.

Be sure to review the Connecting the Past and Present and Looking Ahead Scoring Guide to ensure that you understand the criteria for this assignment.

Use the links provided in the Resources to help you complete the assignment.

Requirements

  • Written communication: Must be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • Resources and citations: Format according to APA guidelines.
  • Required page count: Three, not including the title page or the references page.
  • Required number of references: A minimum of two.
  • Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.