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Branches of Government

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Peter Koury

on 24 January 2013

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Transcript of Branches of Government

The Branches of Government By Peter Koury, Zachary Marcum
and Robbie Riley The Legislative Branch The Judicial Branch After the Legislative Branch makes a law,
the Supreme Court of the Judicial Branch
can declare the law unconstitutional. Whenever the Executive Branch makes any
action, the Supreme Court can declare it
unconstitutional. Members The main leader of the executive branch is the President. The executive branch also includes the Vice President and the President's Cabinet. Members Members The Judicial Branch consists of the Supreme Court, the
appeal court and the district court. The Court is made up
of eight associate justices and one chief justice. President The president must be at least thirty-five years of age and a citizen of the United States for fourteen years. If any thing Happens to the President the power goes to the Vice President. The President and the Vice President are elected every four years. The Legislative branch is made up of both houses of Congress, the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Senate has 2 senators for each state in the union, but the House of Representatives is based on the states' population, so states with larger populations have more representatives Duties Duties of the Executive Branch includes the power to propose laws. The executive branch also administers the laws. They also command armed forces. They conduct foreign Duties Duties Congress can also declare war on other powers along with loan money and approve treaties . Duties of the Supreme Court include reviewing
lower-courts' decisions. Also, they have the
important job of interpreting the Constitution. Checks and Balances Main Role Main Role The main role of the Judicial Branch is
to interpret the laws and the Constitution. Main Role Checks and Balances The main role of the executive branch is to propose the laws. The main role of the Legislative branch is to write bills into law. The Legislative branch can check the Judicial branch by proposing amendments to override judicial rule and impeach Supreme Court justices. They can also check the Executive branch by rejecting appointments, impeach the president, override a presidential veto, reject treaties, and stop funding of presidential actions. Checks and Balances Checks and Balances The executive branch checks on the Legislative branch by they could adjourn Congress in certain situations and can veto bills
They check on the Judicial Branch by being able to appoint the judges Duties The executive branch can propose laws and administers the laws. They are the commanders of the armed forces and ca conduct foreign policies and and make treaties. The Executive Branch
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