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The Constitution "Checks and Balances" and "Separation of Powers" are addressed

Please identify individually where in the Constitution it "Checks and Balances" and "Separation of Powers" are addressed. I don't see the difference between the two, this is where I am stuck.

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Separation of Powers divided the government into 3 sections: Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, and Legislative Branch.
Checks and Balances gives each branch a specific responsibility as to not let one group handle all the power.  The power was distributed to each branch.  For example, Congress cannot make a law and execute them.  It must be approved by the President, and can repealed by a Judicial member.  Congress can make laws, but only the President can execute them.  And a judicial member can declares a law unconstitutional.


 Thanks. But where in the constitution which article specifies individually the 1.  Power and balance  2.  Separation of powers . 
Read Article I to learn about the legislative branch.
Read Article II to learn about the executive branch.
Read Article III to learn about the judicial branch.
It is all articulated in those 3 articles.
Thanks, isn't federalism the same thing as "seperation of powers" and "checks and balances"? or is it different and addressed elsewhere in constitution?

Federalism is a system of government in which power is divided between a national (federal) government and local governments. In the USA, the individual states have independent powers and responsibilities. The states have their own legislative, executive, and judicial branches, and can establish their own laws, provided they do not violate the Constitution. There is a balance between the powers of local government and national, central government.  But I think the context of your original question is between branches within the the federal government, which is a separate matter from federalism.  In federalism you balance national and local government.  In separation of powers, you balance branches of national government (i.e. legislative, executive, and judicial).