Balance of powers

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  • Payment for military
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  • Balance of powers

    1. 1. Branches of the Federal Government House of Representatives Two year terms Senate Six year terms Executive (President) Four year terms (2 max) Supreme Court Appointed for life
    2. 2. Checks and Balances
    3. 3. Executive / Legislative Balance 1. Congress passes A law 2. President _veto’s_____ __law____________ ______________ 3. Congress can_____ ____override veto w/ 2/3 vote _____________ _________________
    4. 4. Executive / Legislative Balance <ul><li>President appoints / </li></ul><ul><li>nominates Judges, </li></ul><ul><li>ambassadors </li></ul><ul><li>Cabinet members and </li></ul><ul><li>Military leaders </li></ul>2. Congress __approves____ ______them__________ ________________
    5. 5. Executive / Legislative Balance <ul><li>President negotiates </li></ul><ul><li>Treaties with other </li></ul><ul><li>nations </li></ul>2. Congress ______ ____approves them_____ _________________ _________________
    6. 6. Executive / Legislative Balance <ul><li>President commands </li></ul><ul><li>the military </li></ul>2. Only Congress ______ _can declare war______ _________________ _________________
    7. 7. Executive / Legislative Balance <ul><li>President is the </li></ul><ul><li>____Commander___________ </li></ul><ul><li>___In___ </li></ul><ul><li>___Chief_________ </li></ul><ul><li>of the military </li></ul>2. Congress authorizes ___Payment or budget for the military _________________ _________________
    8. 8. Executive / Legislative Balance <ul><li>President has </li></ul><ul><li>great powers of authority </li></ul><ul><li>within the government </li></ul>2. Congress may: Impeach The President
    9. 9. Legislative / Judicial Balance <ul><li>Congress passes laws </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme Court: Determines if those laws are constitutional </li></ul>
    10. 10. Legislative / Judicial Balance <ul><li>President makes an </li></ul><ul><li>Executive action (e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>Sends </li></ul><ul><li>the Army in to </li></ul><ul><li>ensure </li></ul><ul><li>desegregation </li></ul><ul><li>in Alabama schools) </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme Court_______ _Block action________ </li></ul><ul><li>______________________ </li></ul>

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