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Civics & Government

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Who is in charge of the Executive Branch? The President, Vice-President & Cabinet members
Who is in charge of the Judicial Branch? The Supreme Court Justices
Who is in charge of the Legislative Branch? Congress
What 2 parts make up Congress? The House of Representatives & The Senate
What are some of the jobs of the Executive Branch? Can veto bills passed by Congress Appoints Supreme Court Judges Makes sure all federal laws are enforced Is in charge of protecting the nation Deals with other countries and makes treaties Proposes new laws to Congress
What are some of the jobs of the Legislative Branch? Approves all treaties Overrides Presidental vetoes Impeach a president Makes federal laws May propose amendments to the COnstitution Conducts investigations and reviews government actions
What are some of the jobs of the Judicial Branch? Decides if a law or executive action is constitutional Decides cases having to do with the Constitution, Federal laws and treaties Acts mainly as the final appeals court
How many Supreme Court Judges are there? 9
How many members of Senate can each state have? 2
The amount of members that represent each state in the House of Representatives is based on what? population of each state
How does our government make sure that no one branch is more powerful than another? with checks and balances
An example of the Executive Branch checking the Legislative Branch the President vetoes a bill
An example of the Executive Branch checking the Judicial Branch the President appoints all Supreme Court Judges
An example of the Legislative Branch checking the Executive Branch the power to impeach a President
An example of the Legislative Branch checking the Judicial Branch the power to impeach a Supreme Court Judge
An example of the Judicial Branch checking the Executive Branch determining if any executive acts are unconstitutional
An example of the Judicial Branch checking the Legislative Branch determining if a law is unconstitutional
Created by: ctabor on 2014-02-20



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