Systems of Checks and Balances Is the system of restraints currently working well?

WRITER: If you are not familiar with bluebook citation, please do not except this assignment Discussion Board Posts Request (DB post are blog type post that students use to interact with one another, commenting on each others post). Thread posts must have a Christian worldview integrated throughout as well as at least 2 citation in current Bluebook format. Bluebook Citation Required – Harvard Law Review, Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation Word Count: 350-450 (be careful not to go too far over the word count) BD Thread post instructions: Topic: Systems of Checks and Balances Is the system of restraints currently working well? Explain how the framers understood a system of checks and balances. Be sure to read the selected Federalist Papers following the end of the chapter text (see the three below). In your description, list any new insights you have gleaned and whether or not you believe the system of restraints currently works well. Things to consider when writing the post: The evolution from the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution, as it created a more perfect union. Recognize he difference between the creation of the Constitution and the need to have it ratified by the states. The importance of the Federalist Papers, both in the context of ratification and for today. Recognize the manner in which our founding fathers viewed the separation and division of powers along with restraints to the use and abuse of those powers. Textbook Reading for reference (Chapter 1): Stephens & Scheb, American Constitutional Law: Custom (6th ed. Cengage 2015). ISBN-13: 978-1285736914 Federalist Paper No. 10 (James Madison) Federalist Paper No. 47 (James Madison) Federalist Paper No. 51 (James Madison)