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U.S. Constitution

Who makes up the Legislative branch? The House of Representatives
Who makes up the Executive branch? President, cabinet
Who makes up the Judicial branch? Supreme Court
Age requirement of the Legislative branch. H: 25 S: 30
Age requirement of the Executive branch. 35
Age requirement of the Judicial branch. NONE
Citizenship requirement of Leg. branch. H: 7yrs S: 9yrs
Citizenship requirement of Ex. branch. Born on U.S. soil
Citizenship requirement of Jud. branch. NONE
Length of term of Leg. branch. H: 2yrs S: 6yrs
Length of term of Ex. branch. 4yrs
Length of term of Jud. branch. LIFE
Method of gaining position. LEGISLATIVE elected by the people
Method of gaining position. EXECUTIVE Electoral collage
Method of gaining position. JUDICIAL Appointed by President
Main job. LEGISLATIVE Make laws
Main job. EXECUTIVE Enforce laws
Main job. JUDICIAL Interpret laws
Which systems were created to prevent one branch to gain too much power? Checks and Balances Separation of Powers
What is the supreme law of the land in the U.S. The Constitution
Where does the power of the gov come from? The PEOPLE
What did the Framers intend by the phrase "A more perfect Union?" To correct mistakes in the AOC.
Why was the Bill of Rights added to the constitution? Limit the power of the Federal gov.
Created by: hjl201020855
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