PAD 510 Week 1 Discussion 1 & 2

The features are separation of powers and federalism – prevent government from acting without carefully considering the costs and benefits of new policies.   Separation of powers is the powers between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the government.  Federalism is where the power is shared between a central or federal government and other governments.

·         Explain how stability might impede progress and give a government example.  Discuss whether you think Americans prefer stability or change.

Stability might impede progress by not change.  In my opinion stability means to stay the same day in and day out.  As we grow or economy needs to grow. Therefore, I believe that Americans will embrace the change.  Stability is something that Americans value very highly. The September 11 terrorist attacks.  Without change there is no growth and we are growing daily. 
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