The framers of the constitution of 1846 were nearly equally divided on this question.
The framers of the constitution were largely influenced by the American and French constitutions, and the American principle of the division and balance of the legislative, executive and judicial powers was followed.
This wise recommendation received very scant attention, and it was not until the necessities of the colonies forced them to it that an attempt was made to do what the framers of the original constitution suggested.
One principal object of the framers of the Canadian constitution was to establish a strong central government.
Examples of this, the leading principle which was followed by the framers of the Sumerian system, might be cited almost ad infinitum.