General Directions• Create a PowerPoint you could use in WebEx• Follow directions posted on each slide • You will get the facts from the lesson reading pages • Put them in your own words – do not copy and paste! • Search encyclopedia.com for more info if you want• Delete directions to fit your information• Last slide contains approved websites for clip art• You can change the background design of the slides• Any questions about this assignment or how to use PowerPoint? • Contact one of your teachers
• The legislative branch is made up of the two houses of congress: the senate and the house of representatives.• The legislative branch is responsible for making laws. These laws are voted and discussed on in congress.• There are 100 senators in the senate, two from each state.• There are 435 representatives in the house of representatives. The reason why there are 435 representatives is because. Each state is based on the population; the more people, the more representatives.
• The President is the head of the executive branch. He passes the laws, and makes them official.• The President approves laws that have been passed by the legislative branch.• The executive branch includes the VP as well, and other members of the cabinet. The cabinet is made up of the 15 major departments of the government.• The president, head of executive branch, negotiates treaties,• and is seen as the head of state and commander of the armed forces.
3 Branches MatchingLocated in the word bank are the responsibilities of each branchof government. Match the phrase with the correct branch. Executive Branch Legislative Branch Judicial Branch Declares war Makes the Laws Directs Military Decides if Laws are Enforces Laws Decides Court Cases UnconstitutionalMakes Foreign Policy Interpret Laws