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Chapter 7, Part II Organization and Execution. Goals of Our Government 1. To Form a More Perfect Union 2. To Establish Justice 3. To Insure Domestic Tranquility.

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1 Chapter 7, Part II Organization and Execution

2 Goals of Our Government 1. To Form a More Perfect Union 2. To Establish Justice 3. To Insure Domestic Tranquility 4. To Provide for the Common Defense 5. To Promote the General Welfare 6. To Secure the Blessings of Liberty to Ourselves and Our Posterity

3 The Constitution LegislativeExecutiveJudicial Senate House of Representatives President Vice- president U.S. Supreme Court

4 The Articles I. The Legislative Branch II. The Executive Branch III. The Judicial Branch IV. The States V. Amending the Constitution VI. The Supremacy of the Constitution VII. Ratification

5 Senate House of Representatives Number of members How elected/ constituents represented Title of members Length of term Title of Presiding officer Name of current presiding officer Unique responsibilities Legislative Branch 6. Make laws / Bill By voters in the whole state By voters in their district SenatorsRepresentatives 6 years2 years President Speaker of the House Barack ObamaNanci Pelosi Approves treaties and certain appointments Originates revenue bills

6 Executive Branch & Vice-president Department of Homeland Security

7 Judicial Branch 13. President/ Life terms/ good behavior 14. courts/ state/ county 15. unconstitutional/ constitution A.Judge - presides B. Jury – listens/ decides C. Witness - testifies D. defendant - defends E. Prosecution / plaintiff

8 Checks and Balances A system that gives each branch of government different powers so that each branch can check the authority of the others. A system that gives each branch of government different powers so that each branch can check the authority of the others.

9 Checks and Balances

10 Federalism National Government State Government Concurrent Powers Collect taxes Establish local governments Conduct elections Maintain army and navy Borrow money Regulate marriages Coin money Declare war Establish schools Regulate trade between states and with foreign nations Establish courts Enforce laws Build roads Protect safety of the people

11 President Barack Obama National Leaders Vice-president Joe Biden

12 State Leaders Senator Roger Wicker Senator Thad Cochran Representative Alan Nunnlee District 1 Representative Bennie Thompson District 2 Representative Gregg Harper District 3 Representative Steven Palazzo District 4

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14 Across 2. acronym for the department of Housing and Urban Development 6. the House of Representatives and the Senate 8. acronym for US Department of Agriculture 10. to ask a higher court to review 11. highest court in the country heads of departments 14. the removal of a high government official 16. acronym for Department of Transportation 18. having authority 19. powers shared by federal and state governments Down 1. to forbid 2. newest department of the cabinet 3. Branch of government that makes laws 4. the people who select a representative 5. term for supreme court justices 7. proposed law 9. dealing with issues in the nation 12. who can veto a bill 15. A person or group that brings a criminal charge against someone 17. second in line to the presidency 18. what branch is the Supreme court a part of Ch. 7, Part II Organization and Execution Review Puzzle VETOVETO HOMELANDSECURITYHOMELANDSECURITY LEGISLATIVELEGISLATIVE CONSTITUENTSCONSTITUENTS LIFELIFE BILLBILL DOMESTICDOMESTIC PRESIDENTPRESIDENT PROSECUTIONPROSECUTION VICEPRESIDENTVICEPRESIDENT JUDICIALJUDICIAL HUD CONGRESS USDA APPEAL SUPREME CABINET IMPEACH DOT JURISDICTION CONCURRENT

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