Three Main Branches of Government

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Three Main Branches of Government

  1. 1. Three Main Branches Of Government<br />By: Hannah Burgtorf<br />
  2. 2. The Legislative Branch<br />The Legislative Branch has the House of Representatives and the Senate. If you put both of those together you get the United States Congress. <br />The House of Representatives has 435 elected members. They are divided into all 50 states according to their population. <br />Members of the house are elected every two years and they have to 25 years old. They have to be a US citizen for at least seven years and a resident of the state. <br />http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/legislative-branch<br />
  3. 3. The Executive Branch<br />The President and the Vice President are both part of the Executive Branch. The Executive Branch helps more than 4 million Americans become employed. The President is in charge of enforcing the laws that have been written by the Congress. <br />http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/executive-branch<br />
  4. 4. The Judicial Branch<br />Federal judges can be removed. It can only happen by the formal document charging a public official. Most of the time, the Congress determines the legal power of the federal courts. The Supreme Court is in the Judicial Branch. <br />http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/judicial-branch<br />

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