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Government

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What are the three levels of government? national, state, and local
What is the highest level of government? national
What level of government controls the state? state
What state do we live in? Georgia
What level of government controls our city and county? local
What level of government is our mayor? local
What level of government is our city council? local
What level of government is our county commissioners? local
What level of government is our governor? state
What level of government is our President? national
What are the three branches of government? legislative, executive, judicial
What branch of government makes the laws? legislative
What branch of government carries out and enforces the laws? executive
What branch of government applies the laws and decides if the people abide by the laws? judicial
What is separation of powers? Not allowing one branch of government to have too much power over another branch.
What is checks and balances? The way the government limits how much power another branch has and prevents another branch from abusing their power.
Who makes up the legislative branch? congress: house of representatives and senate
Who makes up the executive branch? President and cabinet members
Who makes up the judicial branch? US Supreme Court
Who makes up the state government? governor, general assembly, attorney general
Who makes of the local government? mayor, commissioners, city council, and probate judges
What do our income, sales, and property taxes pay for? roads, school, libraries, teachers, police officers, firefighters
Who appoints the supreme court judge? President
Who announces new taxes for state schools? governor
Who presents new laws for your city or county? mayor or comissioner
Who passes laws for Georgia schools? General Assembly
Who makes a law that all Americans have to follow? Congress
Who makes a law about the kinds of businesses that can be approved for the county you live in? County commissioners
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