Transcript of "The 3 Branches of Government by Daniel"
THE 3 BRANCHES OF
Project By: Daniel
The Executive Branch consists of the President, Vice President, and
There are 15 departments in the Cabinet.
Can control the military.
Veto or approve laws.
Writes Federal Budget
The Legislative Branch consists of the Senate and the House Of
Senate has 100 people.
House Of Representatives has 435 people.
Can declare war and Impeach the President.
Can overturn vetoed bills, make laws, and they approve and reject
the presidents appointments.
The Judicial Branch consists of the Supreme Court, Court Of
Appeals, and the District Court.
Contains judges in the Supreme Court called Justices (9).
Can strike down laws that are unconstitutional and interpret laws.
Decide court cases and settle cases between 2 or more states.
There is one representative for every several hundred thousand people in that state.
Only this house can introduce spending bills.
To be a Representative a person must be at least 25 years old, a U.S. citizen for at least
7 years, and when elected, must be an inhabitant of that state in which he or she shall be
The House of Representatives was established as a result of the Great Compromise.
The House is larger than the Senate.
There were 59 members at the first session of the House of Representatives. Today
there are 435 members. Representatives are elected to serve for a period of 2 years.
Our country's legislative branch, or Congress, includes another lawmaking
body called the Senate. Voters elect two senators from each state, regardless of
To be a senator a person must be at least 30 years old, a U.S. citizen for at
least 9 years, and have fulfilled the requirements for residency in the state that
person wishes to represent.
Only the Senate can approve or reject treaties and presidential nominations
for government offices.
WHY WE NEED A
There are many reasons why we need a stable government. For one without a
proper government we would have no order and there would be chaos. Everyone
wouldn’t know what to do and either people’s rights would be provoked or they
would claim they had he power to do anything they wanted.
The three branches are vital to America because without them how would go on
with life. The Judicial Branch makes it possible for court cases to be settled. The
Executive Branch enforces laws and controls what we spend. The Legislative
Branch makes laws and makes new bills. Without the government the U.S. would
have an extremely hard time dealing with life.