Government branch

Updated: 9/24/2021
Government branch

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  • The executive branch carries and enforces laws. To get a job on the executive branch the president and senate needs to confirm it. Their job is to make laws and confirm them.
  • Executive branch
  • Judicial branch
  • The judicial branch's job is to confirm laws, apply them to real life. To become a member of the judicial branch the president confirmed by the senate.
  • They declare war. They get elected by the people of U.S.
  • Legislative branch
  • Checks and balances
  • As the first words of the Preamble tell us, the Constitution's authority comes directly from the people, not the states.
  • The Constitution provides that an amendment may be proposed either by the Congress with a two-thirds majority vote in both the House of Representatives and the Senate or by a constitutional convention called for by two-thirds of the State legislatures
  • The Amendment process
  • In the United States, the government operates under a principle called federalism. Two separate governments, federal and state, regulate citizens. The federal government has limited power over all fifty states
  • Connection between national government and state