Branches of government

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Branches of government

  1. 1. branches of government<br />Executive<br />3 branches ! <br />Judicial <br />Legislative<br />Imagine a triangle !<br />
  2. 2. branches of government<br />3 branches ! <br />Executive<br />Imagine a triangle !<br />Judicial <br />Legislative<br />
  3. 3. branches of government<br />Legislative branch<br /><ul><li> Makes laws
  4. 4. How? (Starts as a bill)
  5. 5. Bicameral
  6. 6. Why 2 houses ? </li></li></ul><li>branches of government<br />Legislative branch<br /><ul><li>Why 2 houses ? </li></li></ul><li>branches of government<br />Legislative branch<br /><ul><li>What could happen to the bill ?
  7. 7. Pass
  8. 8. Veto
  9. 9. Override veto
  10. 10. Unconstitutional
  11. 11. Constitution Amendment</li></li></ul><li>branches of government<br />Checks and balances<br /><ul><li>Limits Presidential power</li></ul>What exactly can the President do ? <br />
  12. 12. branches of government<br />Executive branch<br /><ul><li> The President ( a branch of 1)
  13. 13. Enforces the laws passed by congress</li></li></ul><li>branches of government<br />Executive branch<br /><ul><li> Commander in Chief of Armed Services
  14. 14. Represents America to the World
  15. 15. Appoints head of agencies </li></li></ul><li>branches of government<br />Executive branch<br /><ul><li> Hosts dignitaries
  16. 16. Signs Treaties
  17. 17. Chooses the Vice President
  18. 18. 4 year term (can only be elected 2ce) </li></li></ul><li>branches of government<br />Judicial branch<br /><ul><li> Judges appointed by President (not elected)
  19. 19. Supreme Court (highest US court)
  20. 20. Constitutionality of a law </li></li></ul><li>branches of government<br />Independent Practice <br />

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