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Title: Three Branches of government


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Three Branches of government
  • Jilli?

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Executive Branch Enforces the Law
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Presidential Term
  • A presidents term is no longer then four years.
  • Presidents have no more then two terms.

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A president's salary is 400,000 plus many other
extras.
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Secretary of the Transportation
Secretary of Justice
Vice President
Secretary of Education
Secretary of State
Secretary of the Interior
Secretary of Homeland Security
Cabinet
Secretary of Energy
Secretary of Health and Human services
Secretary of Defense
Secretary of the Treasury
Secretary of Veteran Affairs
Secretary of Commerce
Secretary of Agriculture
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Secretary of the Labor
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Job Descriptive (Chief Executive)
1.Enforces federal laws, treaties, and federal
court ruling. 2.Develops federal
policies. 3.Prepares the national
budget. 4.Appoints federal officials.
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Commander in Chief
He is head of the military.
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Steps to being president.
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Must be at least 35 years old.
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Lived in the U.S. for at least 14 years.
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You must be a natural-born citizen.
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Fun Facts
  • President Wilson held the first regular
    presidential press conferences.
  • President Buchanan never married.
  • President Kennedy lived the shortest life.(46
    years)

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Legislative branch Makes the Law
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Senate
  • Each state has 2 Senators.
  • 6 year terms

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At least 30 years old A U.S. citizen for at
least 9 years A resident of the state from
which the candidate seeks election.
Senate qualifications
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How a Bill Becomes a Law The Senate or House
writes a bill, They vote on the bill, The bill
goes to the President, The President approves
bill becomes a law, The President votes the
process starts over.
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House of Representatives The number is based on
population of the state. 2 year terms.
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Alabama has 7 representatives. California has 53
representatives. Alaska, Delaware, Montana, North
Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont and Wyoming have 1
representative.
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Representative Qualifications (1) at least 25
years old (2) a U.S. citizen for at least 7
years (3) a resident of the state from which the
candidate seeks election.
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Fun Facts
  • President Tyler had the most children.( 15
    children)
  • Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to
    visit a foreign country while in office.
  • President Taft and Kennedy were buried in
    Arlington National Cemetery.

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Judicial Branch Interprets the Law
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Supreme Court
  • The Supreme Court has nine membersa chief
    justice and eight associate justices.

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Judicial Job Description
  • - Interpret the laws.
  • - Protect the rights and liberties of everybody.
  • - The Supreme Court has the power to decide
    whether a federal or state law or action by the
    President is constitutional. 

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Term Length
  • The justices are picked by the president and
    approved by the senate.
  • The justices may remain in office for life

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Fun Facts
  • President Tyler had the most children.(15
    children)
  • Roosevelt was the youngest president to become
    president.(42 years old)
  • Kennedy was the youngest person to be elected
    president.
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