Founding Fathers Case Study

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Over the past 240 years, the United States has been held together by a form of government providing power to the various minorities housed in the nation. The idea of a republic was embraced by the Founding Fathers because it prevented factions from becoming dominant over others, and could support a system of checks and balances, balancing power and responsibilities between designated branches of government. Seeing as how it had previously worked in the Roman Empire, which lasted around 500 years (We the People, 22), the decision was made that would shape the lives of future hundreds of millions who would live in America. The Founding Fathers established effective solutions to prevent the weaknesses of a Republican government by providing a
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