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Founding Principles: American Governance in Theory and Action (Chapter 1--Separation of Powers)

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In this episode, Dr. Andrew Rudalevige discusses the concept of separation of powers in American government. Through a study of foundational documents like the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution, and the Federalist papers, students learn how the separation of powers became a key principle in the shaping of American government and politics. Part of the "Founding Principles: American Governance in Theory and Action" series.

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