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Studies on Government Powers

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Legislative Branch consists of- Congress.
Legislative Branch consists of- Bicameral legislature.
Legislative Branch consists of- House of Representatives (435 members) (based on state population).
Legislative Branch consists of- Senate (100 members- two per state).
Legislative Branch- Makes the laws of the nation.
Legislative Branch- Approves the annual budget.
Legislative Branch- Confirms presidential Budget.
Legislative Branch- Confirms presidential appointments.
Legislative Branch- Raises revenue through taxes and other levies.
Legislative Branch- Declares war.
Executive Branch- Headed by the president of the United States, the chief executive officer of the nation.
Executive Branch- Executes the laws of the land.
Executive Branch- Prepares the annual budget for congressional action.
Executive Branch- Appoints cabinet officers, ambassadors, and federal judges.
Executive Branch- Administers the federal bureaucracy.
Judicial Branch- Consists of the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land.
Judicial Branch- The Supreme Court exercises the power of the judicial review.
Judicial Branch- The federal courts try cases involving federal law and questions involving interpretation of the Constitution of the United States.
Separation of Powers- The Constitution of the United States in Articles I, II, and III defines the powers of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the national government.
Checks and Balances- Each of the three branches of the national government limits the exercises of power by the other two branches.
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