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Three Branches

What are responsibilities of Executive Branch? Execute laws and veto laws
Who is the leader of Executive Branch? The President
What are responsibilities of Legislative Branch? Make laws, impeach the President, and add to or change laws
Who is the leader of Legislative Branch? Congress
What are responsibilities of Judicial Branch? Interpurate laws, they hear the crime, and say yes or no to the laws
Who is the leader of Judicial Branch? Supreme Court
What is checks and balances? It balances out the power
Why do we have checks and balances? So nobody has all the power
How is congress organized? Congress has two houses, one for House of Representatives and one for senate
To become a law, first a law has to be approved by__________________________ Both houses of congress
Once a law is approved it goes to the ____________ President
What 4 powers of congress are there? Collect taxes, control trade, manage national currency, and declare war
The delectates created the ____________________ to choose the president. Electoral college
In the system, each _______ gets _______ electoral vote for each member of congress. state, one
Does the president have the power to veto a bill? Yes
Where does the bill go after the president veto's it? Congress
Can congress override the president if 2/3 of the members of congress to approve the bill? Yes
3 Powers of the president. Commander in chief, sign treaties, appointing government officials
Presidents are chosen by and get powers from________. The people
How many Judges are in Supreme Court? 9
Who appoints the judges? President
The ________ are the foundation of our legal system. courts
The ___________ is the highest court in out country. Supreme Court
The Supreme Court can declare a law _______________ which means it goes against the constitution. unconstitutional
If a law is unconstitutional, it is no longer _________. enforced
Created by: cadence-schrock
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