THE US CONSTITUTION
Updated: 1/14/2021
THE US CONSTITUTION

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  • THE US CONSTITUTION
  • Hi! Today we're going to talk about the US constitution, which was promulgated in 1787
  • THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
  • Its most important responsabilities are making laws, declaring war and passing the national budget
  • The legislative power is described in the First article of the Constitution.
  • This is the Congress. It is divided into the Senate and The House of Representatives, whose members own the legislative power. national budget
  • This is the Oval Office of the White House, the official office of the President, who is the leader of the executive power, with the vice-president
  • The president works with a group called Cabinet, who helps the President to take important decisions in their area of expertise
  • The executive power is described by the second article of the Constitution and its role is apply laws that the Congress sets
  • THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • The American Constitution describes the judicial branch in the third article.There is the Supreme Court but here are also some other federal courts
  • The Supreme Court is composed by nine judges who keep working for all their life 
  • The Supreme Court has the role to interpret laws and punish who doesn't respect them. It has also to determine if some laws follow the Constitution or not.
  • THE JUDICIAL BRANCH
  • The USA is a democracy, so all citizens can participate actively to the political life thanks to the vote. Remember that no power is more important than the others!
  • Hope you enjoyed this little explanation, than you, bye!!
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