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3 Branches of Government Review

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  • 1. 3 Branches of Government Mr. LoBianco
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  • 3. What Roles Do They Have? Joe Jonas – Lead Singer Nick Jonas – Song Writer Kevin Jonas – Group Elder (Overseer)
  • 4. 3 Branches of Government Executive – Lead Singer Legislative – Song Writer Judicial – Overseer
  • 5. Legislative Branch House of Representatives Senate
  • 6. Legislative Branch
    • Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives
    • Congress writes and passes the laws for the nation
    • Each House (Senate and House of Representatives) can reject each other’s bills
    • Congress has the power to declare war on another country
    • Some of the laws that are passed are taxes
  • 7. Executive Branch Members Cabinet President Vice President
  • 8. Executive Branch
    • Executive Branch is led by the President and Vice President
    • President can veto (reject) a bill or law that has been passed by Congress
    • President consults with his Cabinet to appoint new judges
    • President can pardon criminals who have been found guilty
    • When the President is making tough decisions he asks his Cabinet for advice
  • 9. Judicial Branch Supreme Court (9 Judges)
  • 10. Judicial Branch
    • The Judicial Branch is made up of courts
    • When people are unsure of the meaning of a law, the Judicial Branch listens to many opinions and makes a decision
    • The highest court in the United States is the Supreme Court which decides controversial legal issues
    • The Supreme Court can declare a new law unconstitutional or illegal
    • The decisions of the Supreme Court must be followed across the USA

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