Seperation of Powers

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by lukehefferly
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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Politicians and Presidents
Grade:
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Seperation of Powers

3 BRANCHES OF U.S. GOVERNMENT

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

JUDICIAL BRANCH

CONGRESS

SENATE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

PRESIDENT

The House of Reperesentatves is one chamber of congress where representation is based on population of the states (435 Representatives). Share equal responsibility for law making with the US Senate.

The senate is the second chamber of congress that has equal representation among all states (100 Senators). Share equal responsibilities for law maknig with the House of Representatives.

The Executive branch of the U.S. governments is reponsible for enforcing laws; its power is vested in the President. The President acts as both the head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces. Independent federal agencies are tasked with enforcing the laws enacted by Congress.

VICE PRESIDENT

SUPREME COURT

The Supreme Court is the final judge in all cases involving laws of Congress, and the highest law of all the Constitution. The Supreme Court, however, is far from all-powerful. Its power is limited by the other two branches of government. The President nominates justices to the court.


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