Three Branches of the Government
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Three Branches of the Government

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System of Checks and Balances

No single branch is permitted the freedom of

unlimited power.

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Executive Branch

President – signs Bill into Law

Appoints Justices for life

Appoints “Secretaries”

Pardons

Declare War

Override Veto (2/3)

Approve Treaty

Controls Funds

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Veto

Gun Control –

Amendment 2 – A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed upon.

School $

Bridges

Roads

Signs bills into law {Checks & Balances}

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Judicial Branch

Supreme Court

Apply Constitution to Laws

Find laws Unconstitutional

Appellate Court (empowered to review judicial decisions)

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Legislative

“Law-makers”

Propose Laws

Approve Justices

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Impeach

Bill

Judicial

Declares laws unconstitutional

Approves Justices can impeach

Justices

for

Life

Declare Law Unconstitutional

Appoints & Pardons

Executive

Legislative

Veto

Override

Approve all Executive appointments

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Legislative

Executive

Judicial

Grants pardons and reprieves to federal offenders. President appoints Supreme Court Justices and other federal judges

Can declare laws or executive acts unconstitutional

Can impeach and remove President from office.Can overrule President’s veto.Senate can refuse to ratify treaties.Senate can refuse to confirm appointments.

President can veto bills and appeal to people in speeches.President can appeal to Congress in messages and can call special sessions

Can declare laws unconstitutional.

Can impeach judges.Senate can refuse to confirm appointments.Can propose amendments to overrule judicial decisions.