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Why did the Constitution grant Congress the power to create "inferior courts”?

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The Constitution anticipated there would be many cases and issues that courts would need to decide. The Constitution feared the Supreme Court would become too powerful without other courts. The Constitution wanted other branches of government to have their own courts. The Constitution wanted federal and state courts to share power under the Supreme Court.


The builders of the Constitution ensured the extension of the principle of checks and balances.

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