The Three Branches of Government

The Three Branches of Government
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Judicial, Legislative, Executive

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  • The three branches of the federal government exist to divide power away from one person or branch. The separation of powers is one of the main reasons for the tremendous success of America.
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  • The legislative branch is responsible for creating laws. This is the U.S. Congress.
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  • There are two houses in the congress. The House of Representatives and the Senate. These memebers are elected from across the country.
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  •   The executive branch is responsible for enforcing laws and located in the White House.
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  • The executive branch is made up of the President, Vice President, and the cabinet. Welcome to the oval office!
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  • The judicial branch is responsible for determining if laws are constitutional. It's made up of the federal courts. The highest court in the land is the Supreme Court.
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