Built to Last..PBS Sets the Constitution Straight

The video Episode IV – Built to last, Hinck,T., & Buchanan(2013) describes how flexible and adaptable the language of the Constitution is and the Framers did this so a timeless guideline could be applied when handling political issues.

Episode IV - Built to last [Series episode]. In Constitution USA with Peter Sagal. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/tpt/constitution-usa-peter-sagal

Our founding Fathers designed the United States Constitution with an intricate system of checks and balances  to limit powers of any one branch of government. This separation of powers into distinct branches of government is what makes our government work. The Framers built it in the constitution so that one branch could prevent another from tyrannizing the majority(Levin-Waldman, 2012, section…

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