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Which of the following explains why both Montesquieu and Madison proposed a system of government that included separation of powers?


They saw this as the way to prevent tyranny in government.


It allowed minority factions to be free of the responsibility to bow to a majority opinion that it did not represent.


If someone held an office in two different branches, that person could not take knowledge of one and use it to advance another branch.


It would ensure that each branch had a role in another branch to prevent one from becoming too powerful.


It would guarantee that the law-making branch remained most powerful in the government.

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