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The Government. The U.S. Government  The three branches of government are the Legislative, the Executive, and the Judicial branch. - -----------------------------------------

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1 The Government

2 The U.S. Government  The three branches of government are the Legislative, the Executive, and the Judicial branch , 6, 7  Congress is made up of two groups, Senate + House of Representatives.  The President signs the new law and makes sure it’s carried out  The Judicial branch decide if the law had been broken

3 The Legislative Branch  The Legislative branch is made up of two parts.  One group of people are called the House of Representatives.  Another group is called Senate.

4 Congress House of Representatives Senate  People who work in the House of Representatives are called representatives.  Both representatives and senators are elected by the people of their states to work in Congress.  They have to live in the state they represent.  People who work in the Senate are called senators.  Both representatives and senators are elected by the people of their states to work in Congress.  You have to be 30 years old to be a Senator.  You have been a citizen for the past nine years. Did you know… In the House of Representatives there are 435 representatives.

5 Congress (together)  Congress is made up of two parts which together make the Legislative Branch.  Congress is made up of senators and representavies.

6 Judicial Branch  The Judicial branch of makes sure laws are fair and constitutional.  The Supreme court is where they meet up at.  Nine judges serve on the Supreme court. Did you know… The Judicial branch is also known as “the Judiciary branch”. It decides if the laws agree with the U.S. Constitution.

7 Executive Branch  The Executive branch signs and enforces laws.  Other powers include serving as the head of our armed forces and making treaties with other nations.  The president is the leader of the country.  The vice president and cabinet members advise the president.  The building is the Supreme Court. Did you know… If you go to page 8 you’ll learn more about the Supreme Court.

8 The Supreme Court  It’s made out of marble.  It’s in Washington D.C.

9 How the Branches are alike  They all have priority over us.  They all are a part of the U.S.A. government.  They’re just like a king and that’s why we got away. Did you know… That we did a war vs. England? To get away from a king? And you are one.

10 Where we Found It Our Government packet


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