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This process is much like the frog that willingly sits in the saucepan as the temperature is gradually increased until the water is boiling, killing the frog. The frog would have immediately jumped out of the saucepan, however, if the water was already boiling from the beginning. In early 2009, many throughout America voiced their discontent as they began to worry about the excessive government spending for such programs as TARP (Troubled Assets Relief Program) and the proposed bailout for many Wall Street entities and large companies such as General Motors.
Supreme Court can declare executive acts unconstitutional. LEGISLATIVE POWERS (CONGRESS) Passes federal laws. Establishes lower federal courts and the number of federal judges. Can override the president’s veto with 2/3 vote. CHECKS ON LEGISLATIVE POWERS Presidential veto of federal bills. Supreme Court can rule laws unconstitutional. Both houses of Congress must vote to pass laws, checking power within the legislature. JUDICIAL POWERS (SUPREME COURT) Interprets and applies the law by trying federal cases.
In both instances, unrest began to stir in the people. GROWING RESENTMENT OVER OUT-OF-CONTROL TAXATION The British Parliament had imposed many taxes on the colonists under the revenue acts, but still they were not satisfied with the amount of money being collected. So in 1765, the Stamp Act was passed, which imposed a levy on just about every type of legal document imaginable, including marriage licenses, college degrees — even such ordinary items as newspapers and playing cards. Needless to say, the colonists were not pleased about this, even though British citizens in England were already paying not only this tax, but many other exorbitant taxes.