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BACKGROUND

In this book Montesquieu explains his stand in favor of a constitutional system of government and the separation of powers, the ending of slavery, the preservation of civil liberties and the law, and the idea that political institutions ought to reflect the social and geographical aspects of each communities.

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Separation of State Power in The Spirit of Law, XI, 6.

Separation of State Power in The Spirit of Law, XI, 6.

In Book XI. 6. Montesquieu separates the state power depending on their duty and to have checks and balances to power.

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THE EXECUTIVE

THE EXECUTIVE

The executive branch is responsible for implementing and administering the public policy enacted and funded by the legislative branch.

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THE LEGISLATIVE

THE LEGISLATIVE

The legislative branch is responsible for enacting the laws of the state and appropriating the money necessary to operate the government.

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THE JUDICIAL

THE JUDICIAL

The judicial branch is responsible for interpreting the constitution and laws and applying their interpretations to controversies brought before it.

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CURATED BY

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CURATOR'S NOTE

.Montesquieu was one of the great political philosophers of the Enlightenment, he wrote a book entitled "The Spirit of Law".

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