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Part III: Your Government at Work!The U.S. Constitution Part III: Your Government at Work!
U.S. Congress OGT Vocab! U.S. Congress is a bicameral legislatureHouse of Representatives & the U.S. Senate legislature consisting of 2 houses
House of Reps. 435 members each state represented based on population(min. of 1) Congressmen have a 2 year term
Senate 100 members (2 from each state)each state is represented equally Senators have a 6 year term
Congress at Work Each house works independentlyHouse & 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
The Presidency Executive branch = President Elected to 4 year termLimited to 2 terms Elected by the “Electoral College”
President at Work President has many jobs Enforces Laws (Executive)Head of State Commander-in-Chief Chief Diplomat Suggests Laws Cabinet: advisors
Federal Courts 3 levels of courts Supreme Court 9 Justices- Serve for life Appointed by Pres. approved by Senate Original Jurisdiction & Appeals
Forming the Constitutions
Jeopardy : US Constitution (Game 2!)
Three Branches of Government
THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT
3 Branches of Government
The Legislative Branch
Aim: What is the role of the Legislative Branch?
Checks and Balances. The American constitutional system includes a notion known as the Separation of Powers. The American constitutional system includes.
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.
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.
National Government Vocabulary
Warm Up. U.S Government V Canada's Government The law of the Land United States Constitution- the foundation and framework for our laws and the government.
The Legislative Branch Article I of the Constitution establishes the powers of and limits on Congress.
THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT. The Legislative Branch Main function is to make laws. Consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate Senators have.
The constitution is known as “The _________ Law of the Land”
* The head of the Judicial Branch is,___________ * Define jurisdiction:
United States Government Basics
How the Federal Government Works
2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt 2pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt Vocabulary Executive Branch Judicial.
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