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U.S. Congress is a bicameral legislature legislature consisting of 2 houses House of Representatives & the U.S. Senate
- 435 members - each state represented based on population (min. of 1) -Congressmen have -a 2 year term
-100 members (2 from each state) - each state is represented equally - Senators have a 6 year term
Each house works independently House & Senate divide the work by Committee Debates are held & votes are taken on the floor (C-Span) Speaker of the House VP - Pres. Of Senate
Executive branch = President Elected to 4 year term Limited to 2 terms Elected by the Electoral College
President has many jobs Enforces Laws (Executive) Head of State Commander-in-Chief Chief Diplomat Suggests Laws Cabinet: advisors
3 levels of courts Supreme Court - 9 Justices - Serve for life -Appointed by Pres. approved by Senate Original Jurisdiction & Appeals
Branches of Government Three branches of United States government Legislative, executive, and judicial branches Each branch has its own responsibilities.
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Three Branches of Government Review Questions. Questions: What does the Constitution do? ___________________________________ The idea of self-government.
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3 Branches of Government Legislative Branch –To Make the Laws Executive Branch –To Enforce the Laws Judicial Branch –To Interpret the Laws –*special thanks.
Separation of Powers. Legislative Branch House of Representatives ( 435 members) Serves 2-year term Must be 25 years old and been a citizen for 7 years.
CHAPTER 9 The Constitution. The Constitution establishes balanced national government by dividing authority among three independent branches – executive,
Three Branches of Government. Legislative branch Congress Senate House of Representatives When the Constitution was created some framers wanted each.
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THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT United states government The Constitution created a government of three equal branches, or parts. The Constitution is.
Article II- The Executive Branch. A. The President is not directly elected by the citizens, but by the Electoral College B. The Founders wanted the President.
Jeopardy : US Constitution (Game 2!) Judicial Branch Random IL Government Executive.
U S Government Basics U nited S tates Government Basics.
The political system of the USA United States Government. The Constitution The Constitution divides the government on three equal branches, or parts.
1) Congress 2) The Department of Justice does not have a Secretary as the head of the department. 3) Speaker of the House 4) Two or Bicameral Legislature.
Three Branches of Government. What are the Three Branches? Executive Branch Legislative Branch Judicial Branch.
The Legislative Branch Makes laws for our nation Decides how tax money will be spent Consists of two “houses” – also called Congress House of Representatives.
THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT TEXT PAGE 349 ~ USE ARROW DIAGRAM TO TAKE NOTES.
The Executive Branch (President) Controls the military, appoints and nominates judges and diplomats, heads the government. Can veto bills, but Congress.
Legislative Branch House of Representatives House of Representatives (435 members) (435 members) (makes the laws) (makes the laws) 1. Representatives.
BRANCHESOFGOVERNMENT Inquiring minds should want to know… What are the three branches of government? Why do we need three branches? Who are the.
Executive Branch. Main job is to enforce the laws Leader of the Executive Branch is the President Executive Branch consists of many departments.
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The legislative branch is the first branch of the U.S. Constitution. It is named Congress, and it makes the laws of America. It is a bicameral legislature,
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Branches of the U.S. Government Judicial. The Supreme Court Highest court in the United States – There will always be a majority vote Chief Justice is.
1 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. 2 THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT * Legislative * Executive * Judicial.
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Checks and Balances. The American constitutional system includes a notion known as the Separation of Powers. The American constitutional system includes.
The Three Branches of Government Pages Three Branches Federal Government Legislative Judicial Executive.
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Three Branches of Gov’t and Checks & Balances. Legislative Branch... Makes Laws Congress is composed of two parts: the Senate and the House of Representatives.SenateHouse.
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