Updated: 2/25/2021

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  • I am a representative. I serve a two-year term. I chosen by citizens to serve in legislative bodies and to voice their concerns to the government.
  • we are the Legislative Branch
  • The legislative branch drafts proposed laws, confirms or rejects presidential nominations for heads of federal agencies, federal judges, and the Supreme Court, and has the authority to declare war.
  • I am a senator.I holds certain unique powers and obligations. I serve staggered six-year terms. I protect the rights of My states and safeguard minority opinion in a system of government designed to give greater power to the national government.
  • The Judicial branch is important because Not only does it protect the law and rights given to us as Americans by our Constitution and the Bill of Rights, but makes sure that all branches of the government are working to do their job, of the people, by the people and for the people of the United States of America.
  • We are supreme judges.we charged with ensuring the American people receive the promise of equal justice under the law. Supreme Court justices hear oral arguments and make decisions on cases granted certiorari. They are usually cases in controversy from lower appeals courts.
  • we are the
  • I am the president. I is responsible for implementing and enforcing the laws written by Congress and, to that end, appoints the heads of the federal agencies, including the Cabinet.
  • The executive branch carries out and enforces laws. It includes the president, vice president, the Cabinet, executive departments, independent agencies, and other boards, commissions, and committees.
  • I am the Vice President. I am ready to assume the Presidency should the need arise.
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  • The difference between is thatFederal laws apply to everyone in the United States. State and local laws apply to people who live or work in a particular state, commonwealth, territory, county, city, municipality or town.
  • Checks and balances, principle of government under which separate branches are empowered to prevent actions by other branches and are induced to share power. Checks and balances are applied primarily in constitutional governments.
  • let talk about the ten amendments the are going to be on this sign saying the ten amendments.
  • No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
  • The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things
  • First amendment state is the freedom of speech
  • Second amendment is the right to bare arms
  • The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution states: “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
  • Fifth amendment states that No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
  • In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.
  • The Seventh Amendment requires civil jury trials only in federal courts. ... The U.S. Supreme Court has required states to protect almost every other right in the Bill of Rights, such as the right to criminal jury trial, but the Court has not required states to hold civil jury trials.
  • The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
  • The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
  • Jim was driving home one night after his basketball game when an officer pulled him over. The officer looked long and hard inside his car, then asked if Jim would open up his trunk. Jim said, “Do you have a warrant?” and the officer said, “no.” Because of this, Jim told that officer that he would feel more comfortable if he did not search his trunk.
  • this is an Example of an Amendment Violation