Why do we have three branches of government?

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One of the first things students learn about in Civics class is why the US has 3 branches of government. In 1787 the forefathers wrote the constitution and created a new governing system. They created three separate branches: the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. The purpose of having three distinct branches was to provide a system of checks and balances. The branches each have the power to check one another. This sets a system in place where one branch can not become more powerful than the others.
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