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US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
US Form of Government
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  • 1. US Form of Government { Power Division of Checks and Balances
  • 2. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are createdequal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certainunalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and thepursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments areinstituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent ofthe governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomesdestructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or toabolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation onsuch principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to themshall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.” Preamable of Declaration of Independence, 1776
  • 3. Boston Tea Party
  • 4. Declaration of Independence
  • 5. Bill of Rights
  • 6. Checks and balances Executive Branch President Cabinet Independent Gov. Agencies Legislative Approves Federal Judicial Branch Judges Branch Congress Courts Supreme Court House of Can declare laws Courts of Appeal Representatives unconstitutional District Courts Senate
  • 7. “The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States ofWhite House America. He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years…” Article 2, Section 1
  • 8. Impeachment The Lewinsky AffairThe Watergate Scandal
  • 9. Obama McCainElectoral collage
  • 10. January 1961JFK Inauguration { "Ask not what your country can do for you —ask what you can do for your country," John F Kennedy
  • 11. “In Case of the Removal of the President from Office, or of hisDeath, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and Duties of thesaid Office, the Same shall devolve on the Vice President…” Article 2, clause 6
  • 12. "All legislative powers herein grantedCapitol Hill shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.“ Article 1, Section 1
  • 13. House ofRepresentativesSenateCongress
  • 14. Congress elections 2012
  • 15. “...To declare War, grant Lettersof Marque and Reprisal, andmake Rules concerning Captureson Land and Water ” War on Terror Article 1, Section 8
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  • 17. “The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in suchSupreme Court inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish… “ Article 3, Section 1
  • 18. Guantanamo
  • 19. The American Political System The President The President appoints the government and holds the position of The Government being both head of state and leader ofThe people the government The Publicelect the Representationpresident The people elect representatives for Congress = Senate The People and House of Representatives
  • 20. The Swedish Parliamentary System The Monarch of Sweden Head of State is not involved in the governing or the decision-making The Government process. Parliamentarism; Representatives in the The Parliament Riksdag appoint theThe people Government, which inelect return need support fromrepresentatives The People the majority of thefor the representatives in theparliament. Riksdag.
  • 21. Checks and balances Executive Branch President Cabinet Independent Gov. Agencies Legislative Approves Federal Judicial Branch Judges Branch Congress Courts Supreme Court House of Can declare laws Courts of Appeal Representatives unconstitutional District Courts Senate

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