Branches of Government Michael Lonsberry EDU 290: Technology in Education Central Michigan University Fall 2009
Thomas P. Rossiter,  Signing of the Constitution,  ca. 1860-1870.  Obtained from http://www.common-place.org/ http://www.c...
Why Have Three Branches? <ul><li>Definition of Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Checks...
The Three Branches <ul><li>Legislative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writes and passes laws, amendments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exe...
The Legislative <ul><li>Divided into Two Houses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Representatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C. Picture Obtained from: http://www.smwia.org/default.aspx http://www.smwia.org/About...
The Executive Branch <ul><li>Article 2 of the U.S. Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>President, Vice President </li></ul><ul>...
The White House, Washington D.C. Obtained From: www.whitehouse.gov http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/history/
Oval Office. Pictured is former President Ronald Reagan  Obtained From: www.whitehouse.gov http://www.whitehouse.gov/about...
The Judicial Branch <ul><li>Article 3 of the U.S. Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of the Courts </li></ul><ul><li>Ju...
Supreme Court building, Washington D.C. Obtained From: www.supremecourtus.gov http://www.supremecourtus.gov/images/court_f...
Pictured obtained from: National Recreation and Parks Association http://tinyurl.com/ylcks3j
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  1. 1. Branches of Government Michael Lonsberry EDU 290: Technology in Education Central Michigan University Fall 2009
  2. 2. Thomas P. Rossiter, Signing of the Constitution, ca. 1860-1870. Obtained from http://www.common-place.org/ http://www.common-place.org/vol-02/no-04/roundtable/
  3. 3. Why Have Three Branches? <ul><li>Definition of Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Checks and Balances </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Three Branches <ul><li>Legislative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writes and passes laws, amendments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Executive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manages Gov’t and Carries out Laws </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Judicial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interprets and redefines laws </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Legislative <ul><li>Divided into Two Houses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Representatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Senate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Article 1 of the U.S Constitution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Size of both houses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements to serve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Powers and restrictions </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C. Picture Obtained from: http://www.smwia.org/default.aspx http://www.smwia.org/About-SMWIA/Departments/Government-Affairs.aspx
  7. 7. The Executive Branch <ul><li>Article 2 of the U.S. Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>President, Vice President </li></ul><ul><li>Powers and Restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>Impeachment </li></ul>
  8. 8. The White House, Washington D.C. Obtained From: www.whitehouse.gov http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/history/
  9. 9. Oval Office. Pictured is former President Ronald Reagan Obtained From: www.whitehouse.gov http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/oval_office/
  10. 10. The Judicial Branch <ul><li>Article 3 of the U.S. Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of the Courts </li></ul><ul><li>Jurisdiction </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial Review </li></ul>
  11. 11. Supreme Court building, Washington D.C. Obtained From: www.supremecourtus.gov http://www.supremecourtus.gov/images/court_front_med.jpg
  12. 12. Pictured obtained from: National Recreation and Parks Association http://tinyurl.com/ylcks3j

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