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3 branches of gov

Chart of three branches of govt

House of representatives 435 members
House of representatives representative serves 2 year term
House of Representatives must be 25 years old to be elected and a citizen for 7 years
House of representatives can propose laws
House of representatives can impeach the president
Senate 100 members
Senate serve a six year term
Senate just be 30 years old to be elected and have been a citizen for 9 years
Senate ratifies treaties with foreign governments
Senate can try the president after impeachment
House and Senate can propose laws
House and Senate can declare war
House and Senate can override the president's veto it a 2/3 vote
House and Senate can propose amendments to the constitution with a 2/3 vote
Legislative Congress-makes laws
Executive president, vice presidnet, cabinet-enforce laws
President serves 4 years
President must be at least 35 years old, a 14 year resident, and native born
President has power to approve or veto laws
President makes treaties with foreign governments
President nominates judges to the Supreme Court
President appoints cabinet members
President is commander in chief of us military forces
Judicial supreme court and federal courts-interprets laws
Justices of the supreme Court serve for life
Justices of the Supreme Court declare laws unconstitutional
Justices of the Supreme Court can settle disputes involving th US
Justices of the Supreme Court can settle disputes between the states
Chief Justice presides over impeachment of the president
Created by: lauramarnielsen



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