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  • 1. The United States Government By Courtney Moore
  • 2.
    • Executive Branch
    • Judicial Branch
    • Legislative Branch
    • Conclusion
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  • 3. Executive Branch
    • The executive branch of government is responsible for enforcing the laws.
    • This branch is lead by the president, vice president, and members of the cabinet.
    • This branch of government is located in the White House.
  • 4. The President
    • To become President, a person must be at least 35 years old, be a natural born citizen and have lived in the U.S. for at least 14 years.
    • Barack Obama is the 44 th President of the United States.
    • He lives in the White House with his wife, Michelle, and two daughters, Malia and Sasha. http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/executive-branch
  • 5. Quiz
    • What does the Executive Branch enforce?
    • Laws
    • Who is the main leader of the Executive Branch?
    • The President
    • How old do you have to be able to run for president?
      • 35 years old
  • 6. Judicial Branch
    • The judicial branch of government is responsible for deciding what the laws are, how they are applied, and if they are Constitutional.
    • By deciding if laws are Constitutional, the judicial branch keeps the legislative and executive branches in check.
    • The highest court in our country is the Supreme Court of the United States. http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/judicial-branch
  • 7. Supreme court Justice
    • The chief justice and eight associate justices are nominated by the president and the Senate approves the choices.
    • A justice is appointed for life and is a justice until death, retirement, resignation or impeachment. (Supreme Court of the United States, wikipedia.org)
  • 8. Quiz
    • What does the Judicial Branch do?
    • Decide what laws are made and how they are applied
    • Who is the main leader of the Judicial Branch?
    • The Chief Justice
    • How long could a justice possibly serve for?
      • The rest of their life
  • 9. Legislative Branch
    • The legislative branch is the law making part of the government. They come up with bills that can be approved by the president and later made into laws.
    • There are two parts of the legislative branch – the Senate and the House of Representatives.
  • 10. Two Parts
    • There are 100 senators in the Senate. Each state has 2 senators.
    • A senator is elected by the people in the state and serves for a 6 year term.
    • There are 435 representatives in the House of Representatives.
    • A representative is elected and the number for each state depends on the total population of the state. http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/legislative-branch
  • 11. Quiz
    • What does the Legislative Branch do?
    • Propose bills
    • How many parts are there in the Legislative Branch?
    • 2 – Senate & House of Representatives
    • How many Senators are there?
      • 100
  • 12. Conclusion
    • This presentation hopefully gave more understanding of the United States Government and the parts that make it up.