Three Branches of Government

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1. Slide
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The Legislative Branch makes laws in the US Congress. The Executive Branch enforces laws and is led by the President. The Judicial Branch interprets laws in the Supreme Court.
The Three Branches of US Government
2. Slide
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Legislative Branch: The branch of government responsible for making laws. It is made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Executive Branch: The branch of government responsible for carrying out and enforcing laws. It is headed by the President of the United States. Judicial Branch: The branch of government responsible for interpreting laws. The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States.
Concepts:
3. Word cloud
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Name the three branches of the US Government?
4. Poll
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Which branch of the US government do you think is the most important?
  • Executive
  • Legislative
  • Judicial
5. Slide
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Every two years the US Congress changes, due to the elections held in November. The Supreme Court is the only branch that can declare a law passed by Congress to be unconstitutional. The President of the United States can only serve two four-year terms.
Did you know?
6. Open question
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How does the US Government ensure that one branch does not have too much power?
7. Open question
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What branch of the US Government do you think is most important?
8. Drawings
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Draw George Washington chopping down a tree!

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