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Checks and Balances
Transcript of Checks and Balances
Watch a video, then drag it into the outer circle of the branch of government it exemplifies.
Try to identify what power or process the video shows, then label it accordingly.
To edit this Prezi, click "save a copy," then "edit." Separation of Powers Three Branches of Government Confirm or reject Presidential appointments
"Advise and Consent" powers Make national laws Control spending on war and foreign policy Pass national laws Hold hearings on foreign policy issues Negotiate agreements with foreign countries Commander in Chief Sign bills into law Enforce federal laws Settle disputes over the law Represent constituents' interests in the federal government Monitor federal agencies' effectiveness Respond to national emergencies and natural disasters Hold investigative hearings Hold oversight hearings of executive agencies Propose a federal budget Testify before Congressional committees Run regulatory agencies White House Interpret the meaning of the U.S. Constituion Protect individual rights from government power Make unbiased decisions about the meaning of the law Act as an independent, nonpolitical branch of government