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Which matters more, having a constitution, or what a constitution requires?
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… has to come first if we are to defend it.
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Framers’ Q: Can we trust a new government strong enough defend us not to also oppress us?
Test your knowledge.
The power to pardon creates some overlap in the powers of the presidency and those of the court.
The Twentieth Amendment largely removed the need for power to convene or adjourn Congress.
The president was to participate in law-making, with Congress in the lead.
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The Written Opinion Clause appears to limit the President in several ways.
The Constitution is silent on the related presidential power to remove.
Several framers worried the power of appointment could be abused.