Education 205
   The Three Branches of Government and their specific functions
    are found in The Constitution.

   The Executive Br...
   The Constitution was
    written in 1787.

   It provides the
    framework for our
    current form of
    Governmen...
   The President is the head of the
    executive branch and the Commander
    and Chief of the Armed Forces.

   The Pr...
      Was given it’s name by
       President Theodore
       Roosevelt in 1901.

      Has 132 Rooms.

      Our first...
   The powers of Congress are found in Article 1 of the Constitution.

   Congress is divided into two houses:

   The ...
THE HOUSE OF
     REPRESENTATIVES                            THE SENATE
   There are 435 members in the        There are...
   Was the tallest
    building in
    Washington D.C.
    from 1863-1899.

   Cost $412,000 to
    build.

   Was part...
   The powers of the Judicial
    Branch are found in article 3
    of the Constitution.

   The Supreme Court is the
  ...
   There are nine
    Justices on the
    Supreme Court.

   Appointments to the
    Court are made by
    the President...
   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nduR8oKpSCE&feature=related

   http://www.supremecourtus.gov

   http://www.whitehou...
   Email me

   My Weebly Page




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U.S. Government Presentation

  1. 1. Education 205
  2. 2.  The Three Branches of Government and their specific functions are found in The Constitution.  The Executive Branch  The Legislative Branch  The Judicial Branch
  3. 3.  The Constitution was written in 1787.  It provides the framework for our current form of Government.  The first ten amendments to the Constitution are known as The Bill of Rights. Quit
  4. 4.  The President is the head of the executive branch and the Commander and Chief of the Armed Forces.  The President can sign or veto bills passed by congress.  The President can appoint Supreme Court Justices.  The President lives in the White House.  The powers of the President are laid out in article 2 of the Constitution. Quit
  5. 5.  Was given it’s name by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1901.  Has 132 Rooms.  Our first President, George Washington, never lived in the White House. Quit
  6. 6.  The powers of Congress are found in Article 1 of the Constitution.  Congress is divided into two houses:  The House of Representatives and The Senate.  The main purpose of Congress is to make laws.  Congress also has the power to declare war.  Congress convenes in the Capitol Building. Quit
  7. 7. THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THE SENATE  There are 435 members in the  There are 100 Senators. Two House of Representatives. for each state.  Each member serves a two year  Senators are elected to six year term. terms.  The House holds the power of impeachment.  The Senate holds the power to sign treaties and confirm  States gain or lose executive and judicial representatives based on their appointments. population. Quit
  8. 8.  Was the tallest building in Washington D.C. from 1863-1899.  Cost $412,000 to build.  Was partially burned during the war of 1812. Quit
  9. 9.  The powers of the Judicial Branch are found in article 3 of the Constitution.  The Supreme Court is the nations highest ranking court.  The Judicial Branch has the power to declare laws unconstitutional Quit
  10. 10.  There are nine Justices on the Supreme Court.  Appointments to the Court are made by the President and are lifetime appointments.  The Supreme Court first met in 1790. Quit
  11. 11.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nduR8oKpSCE&feature=related  http://www.supremecourtus.gov  http://www.whitehouse.gov  http://www.house.gov/house/Constitution/Constitution.html  Images courtesy of Yahoo.com/images Quit
  12. 12.  Email me  My Weebly Page Quit

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