The Three Branches of Government

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The Three Branches of Government

The members of the Executive Branch are the President, the Vice President, the Executive Office, and the Cabinet. The powers of this branch are for the President to carry out laws. In addition, he can veto or recommend new laws. Finally, the president is the Commander in Chief of the armed forces.

The legislation branch



The members of the Legislative Branch are headed by Congress which includes the Senate and the House of Representatives. The main responsibility of this branch is to make laws. It also approves or disapproves the president's appointments and treaties. Last, the Congress can declare war.

The Three Branches of Government

By: Julia Tamburino

The Supreme Court is the head of the Judicial Branch. It also includes District Courts and Court of Appeals. The members are appointed by the President and approved by the Senate. This branch explains the meaning of laws. It also decides whether a law or a government action agrees with the Constitution. The decisions made by the Supreme Court are final.

The only other language used in various parts of the Constitution is Latin.

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