What are the branches of government and what is their relationship?
The executive, legislative, and judicial branch are the three. They serve as checks and balances on one another with the judicial branch having the power to declare a law unconstitutional, the executive branch able to veto a bill, and legislative branch able to override a veto and create laws from bills.
Who was the author of "The Prince" and why was it significant?
Machiavelli was the author and it was one of the first documents in political science, discussing how to acquire and win power as a leader.
What was the first constitution of the United States called?
The Articles of Confederation.