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3 BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT
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Congress = House of Representatives + Senate LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
The House of Representatives is based on population. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
There are 100 Senators (2 per state) LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
The legislative branch is responsible for:
CAN OVERTURN VETOES TO PASS BILLS
CAN IMPEACH THE PRESIDENT
Must approve president’s budget “POWER OF THE PURSE”
APPROVES AND REJECTS PRESIDENT’S APPOINTMENTS
Is made up of the President, Vice President, and Cabinet EXECUTIVE BRANCH
The President is elected every 4 years, for a maximum of 2 terms EXECUTIVE BRANCH
A special group called the Electoral College elects the president and vice president EXECUTIVE BRANCH
ELECTORAL COLLEGE MAP
The executive branch is responsible for: THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
APPROVES OR VETOES CONGRESS’ BILLS
MAKES FOREIGN POLICY
WRITES FEDERAL BUDGET
Is led by the Supreme Court JUDICIAL BRANCH
9 Supreme Court justices serve for life JUDICIAL BRANCH
The Judicial Branch is responsible for: JUDICIAL BRANCH
DECIDES IF LAWS ARE CONSTITUTIONAL
DECIDES COURT CASES
SETTLES CASES BETWEEN 2 OR MORE STATES
A system by which each branch of government limits the power of other branches CHECKS AND BALANCES
Three Branches of Government
3 Branches of Government
The Three Branches of Government Chap. 3, Sec. 2 Legislative Branch Who: Congress House & Senate Power: Makes laws Executive Branch Who: President directs.
The Separation of Powers
Separation of Powers When the powers of the U.S. government is divided among the three branches of government. The writers of the Constitution included.
The Legislative Branch
What are “checks and balances?”
Separation of Powers Three Branches of Government.
The Three Branches of the United States Government.
The Three Branches of government Legislative Branch Executive Branch Judicial branch.
Checks and Balances. White House The Capitol BuildingThe Supreme Court.
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.
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches
The Three Branches of Government. Three Branches The Constitution of the United States established a federal system of government. It is based on power.
U.S. Branches of Government Lecture 1. Branches Legislative Congress- 2 from each state House of Representatives- 435 members Executive President & Vice.
Branches of Government Three branches of United States government Legislative, executive, and judicial branches Each branch has its own responsibilities.
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.
Three Branches of Government. What are the Three Branches? Executive Branch Legislative Branch Judicial Branch.
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