Matthew Hudson - Three Branches of Government

Matthew Hudson - Three Branches of Government
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  • Hello, my name is Abraham Lincoln and I am the 16th president of the United States of America. Today I am going to be telling you guys about the three branches of government.
  • The legislative branch meets at the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. The main responsibility of the Legislative branch is to create laws. The legislative branch has three levels. The head of the federal level is the congress. It is made up of the senate and house of representatives. The leader of the state level is also the senate and the house of representatives, the congress. The leader of the local level is the city council.
  • Hello, my name is Mitch McConnell. I have been a member of the senate for about 35 years. 
  • Legislative Branch
  • Hi, my name is David Osborne. As a representative for Kentucky, I have been serving for about 14 years.
  • The main responsibility of the Executive branch is to sign bills into laws. The president can veto laws too. Then, the laws go back to the congress. If the congress can have 2/3 of the votes, then the congress has overturned the veto. The executive branch also has the power to make war and the president is commander in chief. The president directs the armed forces. The federal leader of the executive branch is the president. The leader of the state level is the governer. The local level leader is the mayor.
  • Hello, I am Donald J. Trump. I have been president of the United States of America for 2 years.
  • Executive Branch
  • Judicial Branch
  • The Judicial branch has three levels. The federal, whose leader is the Supreme Court. The state leader is the Kentucky Supreme Court, and the local leader is the Louisville Metro Hall. The main responsibility of the Judicial branch is to make sure that laws and punishments are fair. The Judicial branch also places any limits on the powers Congress or the president devise to conduct it in war.
  • Hi, my name is John Roberts. I am the Chief Justice in the Supreme Court. Let me tell you some facts about the Judicial branch.
  • The Supreme Court justices have no limit to how long they can be a justice. The Kentucky Supreme Court justices serve 6-8 years. Finally, the Louisville Metro Hall judges serve from 4-8 years.
  • Fun Facts
  • The president serves 4 year terms. The governor also serves 4 years terms. The president and governer can serve two terms. The mayor also serves 4 year terms but can serve 3 terms.
  • The Senate members can serve terms for 6 years. They can serve as many terms as they want. The representatives can serve 2 year terms. They can also serve as many terms as they want. City Council members serve 4 year terms and can serve as many terms as they want to.
  • I hope you enjoyed this Storyboard and learned something new! Bye!!!
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