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3 branches of govern

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How long is a representatives term 2 years
What are 2 characteristics you must have to be elected as a representative You must be at least 25 years old, you must have been a U.S. for at least 7 years
What does the legislative branch consist of House of Representatives and senate
What are the powers of the House of Representatives Propose tax laws, impeach the president
How long is a senators term 6 years
What are 2 characteristics you must have to be elected senate You must be at least 30 years old, you must have been a U.S. citizen for 9 years
What are the powers of the senate Can approve presidential appointment, ratify treaties with foreign countries, and can try the president after impeachment
What can the senate and House of Representatives do together Can propose laws, declare war, can override a presidential veto with 2/3 votes, and can propose and amendment to the constitution with 2/3 vote
What does the executive branch consist of President, Vice President, and cabinet
How long is the presidents term 4 years
What are 3 characteristics you must have to be elected president You must be at least 35, you must be native born and a 14 year resident
Who is commander in chief of the U.S. military forces The president
Who appoints cabinet members The president/ executive branch
Who nominates judges to the Supreme Court The president/ executive branch
Who makes trades with foreign governments The president/ executive branch
What does the judicial branch consist of Supreme and federal courts
How long does a member of the justice of Supreme Court serve for For life/ until they resign(during good behavior)
What are the powers of the judicial branch Can declare laws unconstitutional, can settle disputes involving the U.S. and between the states
Who presides over the trial of the Impeachment of the president The cheif of justice
What branch does the cheif of just belong to Judicial branch
How many members of the supreme court are there 9 members
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