Complete the following sentence. The writers of the constitution established checks and balances in the Constitution because:
a. They wanted to ensure that the President did not become as powerful as a king.
b. They did not think that anybody would want to become a legislator if the Legislative Branch was less powerful than the Executive Branch.
c. They wanted to be able to have judges serve for life.
d. They wanted to ensure that all powers not specifically attributed to the federal government would be left for the states.
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