3 Branches of Government
by; Tyler Egan & Nicholas Ramos
The importance of the Branches.
The 3 Branches of Government were imporant. The Branches are Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. The Legislative Branch controls law making. The head of this branch is the two houses of Congress, the Senate and House of Representatives. Executive is led by a president to carry out laws. The head of the branch is the President of the United States. Finally, the Judicial Branch works with courts to interpet laws. The head of this branch is the court system, The Supreme Court.
Legislative Branch is given the powers to make the laws. It has the following checks over the Executive Branch: May override presidential vetoes with a two-thirds vote Has the power over the purse strings to actually fund any executive actions May remove the president through impeachment Senate approves treaties Senate approves presidential appointments The Legislative Branch has the following checks over the Judicial Branch: Creates lower courts May remove judges through impeachment Senate approves appointments of judges
Checks & Balances (Legislative)
Checks and Balances (Executive)
The Executive Branch is given the power to carry out the laws. It has the following checks over the Legislative Branch: Veto power Ability to call special sessions of Congress Can recommend legislation Can appeal to the people concerning legislation and more The Executive Branch has the following checks over the Judicial Branch: President appoints Supreme Court and other federal judges
Checks and Balances (Judicial)
The Judicial Branch is given the power to interpret the laws. It has the following checks over the Executive Branch: Judges, once appointed for life, are free from controls from the executive branch Courts can judge executive actions to be unconstitutional through the power of judicial review The Judicial Branch has the following checks over the Legislative Branch: Courts can judge legislative acts to be unconstitutional.
These are the 3 Branches of Government. Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
by; Nicholas Ramos and Tyler Egan