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The Power of 3 Notes

  1. 1. US Branches of Government “The Power of Three” 3 Branches working within 3 levels of Government
  2. 2. A Few Definitions… Add these vocabulary words to your US Constitution Vocabulary Glossary 1. Delegated Powers – Powers and responsibilities given specifically to the FEDERAL Government 2. Reserved Powers – Powers and responsibilities left up to the STATE Governments 3. Concurrent Powers – Powers and responsibilities that are shared by both the FEDERAL and the STATE Governments
  3. 3. Each Branch has a special job to do. Each Branch can be found in each level of government. What does each branch do??????
  4. 4. What powers does each level have? Concurrent, Delegated, or Reserved? FederalNational or Country wide State Local Executive Branch Legislative Branch Judicial Branch
  5. 5. What powers does each lave have? Concurrent, Delegated, or Reserved? FederalUSA (Delegated) (Concurrent) State Texas (Reserved) (Concurrent) Local San Antonio (Concurrent) Executive Branch Legislative Branch (enforces laws) (writes laws) Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws)
  6. 6. Executive Branch (enforces laws) FederalNation wide Legislative Branch (writes laws) President, VP Cabinet, staff, Military, FBI, CIA USA State Texas Local San Antonio advisors Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws
  7. 7. Cabinet members include: The Department of Agriculture: Military; Home land security; Treasury; Education and more.
  8. 8. Executive Branch (enforces laws) FederalNation wide Legislative Branch (writes laws) President, VP Cabinet, staff, Military, FBI, CIA USA State Texas Local San Antonio advisors Governor, Lt. Governor, national guard, state police, advisors Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws
  9. 9. Texas State Troopers LT. Governor Richard Dewhurst Governor Rick Perry of Texas
  10. 10. Executive Branch (enforces laws) FederalNation wide Legislative Branch (writes laws) President, VP Cabinet, staff, Military, FBI, CIA USA State Texas Local San Antonio advisors Governor, Lt. Governor, national guard, state police, advisors & staff Mayor, Police, Fire department, advisors and staff Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws
  11. 11. Julian is the Mayor of San Antonio. He and his brother Joaquin grew up on the Southside. Chief William McManus of the San Antonio Police Department San Antonio Fire Department Fire Chief Charles Hood
  12. 12. Executive Branch Legislative Branch (enforces laws) (writes laws) Nation wide USA State Texas Local San Antonio Congress – Cabinet Senate (2)per state Military Federal- President, VP House of Reps Advisors & staff (based on population by district) Governor, Lt. Governor, national guard, state police, advisors & staff Mayor, Police, Fire department, advisors and staff Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws
  13. 13. Executive Branch Legislative Branch (enforces laws) (writes laws) Nation wide USA State Texas Congress – Cabinet Senate (2)per state Military Federal- President, VP House of Reps Advisors & staff (based on population by district) Governor, Lt. Governor, national guard, state police, advisors & staff Texas State Legislature— Senate (by District) House of Reps (by District) Local San Antonio Mayor, Police, Fire department, advisors and staff Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws
  14. 14. Executive Branch Legislative Branch (enforces laws) (writes laws) Nation wide USA State Texas Congress – Cabinet Senate (2)per state Military Federal- President, VP House of Reps Advisors & staff (based on population by district) Governor, Lt. Governor, national guard, state police, advisors & staff Texas State Legislature— Senate (by District) House of Reps (by District) Local San Antonio Mayor, Police, Fire department, advisors and staff City Council Reps by District Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws
  15. 15. http://www.nationalatlas.gov/asp/cd_popups.asp?imgFile=../printable/imag es/preview/congdist/pagecgd110_us.gif&imgw=750&imgh=452
  16. 16. Texas has 32 congressional districts.
  17. 17. Executive Branch Legislative Branch (enforces laws) (writes laws) Nation wide USA State Texas Congress – Cabinet Senate (2)per state Military Federal- President, VP House of Reps Advisors & staff (based on population by district) Governor, Lt. Governor, national guard, state police, advisors & staff Texas State Legislature— Senate (by District) House of Reps (by District) Local San Antonio Mayor, Police, Fire department, advisors and staff City Council Reps by District Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws The Supreme Court Appointed by the President for life, and approved by Congress.
  18. 18. Executive Branch Legislative Branch (enforces laws) (writes laws) Nation wide USA State Texas Congress – Cabinet Senate (2)per state Military Federal- President, VP House of Reps Advisors & staff Governor, Lt. Governor, national guard, state police, advisors & staff (based on population Texas Legislature— Senate (by District) House of Reps (by District) Local San Antonio Mayor, Police, Fire department, advisors and staff City Council Reps by District Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws The Supreme Court Appointed by the President for life, and approved by Congress. In Texas Judges are elected. The chief Justice is appointed by the governor. Texas has 9 judges.
  19. 19. Executive Branch Legislative Branch (enforces laws) (writes laws) Nation wide USA State Texas Congress – Cabinet Senate (2)per state Military Federal- President, VP House of Reps Advisors & staff Governor, Lt. Governor, national guard, state police, advisors & staff (based on population Texas Legislature— Senate (by District) House of Reps (by District) Local San Antonio Mayor, Police, Fire department, advisors and staff City Council Reps by District Judicial Branch (gives meaning to laws The Supreme Court Appointed by the President for life, and approved by Congress. In Texas Judges are elected. The chief Justice is appointed by the governor. Texas has 9 judges Court judges are voted for by citizens.

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