BC: By: Shania R. Wilder Civics & Economics 3 Branches of Government
FC: 3 Branches of Government | Legislative Branch | Executive Branch | Judicial Branch
1: The founding fathers set the government up in 3 branches for the seperation of powers. There are 3 branches Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
2: Legislative Branch | This is the LEGISLATIVE BRANCH of the United States. The legislative branch of government is made up by congress and government agencies. To run for this branch you have to be a U.S. citizen for some years and of age. The members of this branch are elected. The legislative branch is a bicameral branch divided into 2 houses. The House of Representatives (HOR) and the Senate. In the HOR your term for serving is 2 years and the senate is 6 years. The legislatives branch job is to create laws and appoint them. We created this branch so that laws could be created.
4: "Friends are born, not made." ~Henry B. Adams | Executive Branch | The EXECUTIVE BRANCH is the name. The executive branch is made up by the President of the U.S. This branch is very large so the President gets help from the VP, cabinet members, department heads, and heads of independent agencies. The president can serve two 4 year terms. 2 terms - 8 years. Members in this branch are elected by the electoral college. Jobs for this branch are to carry out laws. The president can veto a bill in this branch. His workplace and/or stationing is the White House. This branch was created to carry out the laws that were created in the legislative branch.
5: "A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same." ~Elbert Hubbard
7: Judicial Branch | Lastly, the judicial branch is the last and final branch of the U.S. This branch is made up of COURTS. Officials that make up this branch are judges and justices. To run in this office and/or branch you will also need to be a U.S. citizen and of age. There is no term limit. But they can serve until the pass away or retire. \ Member of this branch are appointed by the President. The judicial branch job is to interpret laws. These members work in the courts.