C V Review 3 Branches

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Let’s Review the 3 Branches of the U.S. Government

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Let’s Review the 3 Branches of the U.S.

Government

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Legislative Branchbicameral (Senate = 100, House = 435)

propose laws (legislation) and amendments

declare war

spend money/create taxes

override a veto

approve pres. nominations

impeach the president

impeach justices

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Executive Branch

set the agenda (foreign & domestic policies)

Commander in Chief who can send troops overseas

nominates cabinet members (DoD, DOS, EPA...)

sign or veto proposed laws

nominates Supreme Court justices

VP = President of the Senate

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Judicial Branchwww.supremecourtus.gov

interpret the Constitution

judge laws

Supreme Court = highest court of appeals

regulates state vs state suits

establishes legal precedents

declare actions of the president unconstitutional

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Got it?

or

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Has the power to declare war?

legislative!

Has the power to tax?

legislative

Decides foreign policy goals?

executive

Interprets the Constitution?

judicial

Quiz, ya!