Did the founding fathers hoped that the US would become an Oligarchy Authoritarian nation with a leader like Trump?
- FoofaLv 72 months ago
They did offer George Washington a lifetime monarchy with the ability to designate his own successor and create a dynasty. But he wisely suggested an elected head of state without dynastic powers. So yeah, some of the Framers probably would have been okay with that.
- ?Lv 42 months ago
The FF would be appalled by how a (basically) 2-party system developed so much polarization. The checks and balances described in the Constitution are designed to encourage negotiation and compromise.
- ?Lv 62 months ago
- Donnie PorkoLv 72 months ago
No. That’s why the checks and balances were put in place so that no branch has more powers than the two other branches.
The legislative branch can make a law but only the president can sign it into a law. If there’s a dispute, the judicial branch interprets the law.
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- SamLv 72 months ago
Actually, they warned us against just that thing. It is what they fought against. They pledged their property and lives to have freedom from those like Trump.