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    The United States Government

    The Three Branches

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    What has

    three branches

    but no tree?

    The branchesof government

    Executive

    Legislative

    Judicial

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    The Executive

    Branch

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    The President of The United States is

    the head of the Executive Branch

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    The Secretary of Agriculture

    The Secretary of the Interior

    The Secretary of Commerce

    The Secretary of Education

    The Secretary of Health and Human Services

    The Secretary of Homeland Security

    The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

    The Secretary of Transportation

    The Secretary of Veterans' Affairs

    The Executive Branch also includes the Vice President and other

    officials, such as members of the cabinet.

    The Secretary of State

    The Secretary of Labor

    The Secretary of the Treasury

    The Secretary of EnergyThe Secretary of Defense

    The Attorney General

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    The executive branch enforces the laws.

    This branch makes sure that the laws are being obeyed.

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    The JudicialBranch

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    The United

    States Supreme

    Court is thehead of the

    Judicial Branch

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    The judicial branch is in charge of the court system of

    the United States.

    The judicial branch reviews and explains laws.Rules on whether something is unconstitutional or

    constitutional

    And who makes up the court systems?

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    The LegislativeBranch

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    The legislative

    branch is madeup of the two

    houses of

    Congress- theSenate and the

    House of

    Representatives.

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    The most important duty of the legislative branch is

    to make laws.

    There are 100 senators in the senate, two from each

    state.

    There are 435 representatives in the House of

    Representatives. The number of representatives isbased on each states population.

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    Ways to Remember

    Executive Who is the head of the country, like the executive of a

    business? The President of the United States. So, just remember that

    the President is like an executive of a company and that he isin charge of the executive branch.

    Judicial Who makes up the judicial branch?

    Judges. And judges and judicial both begin with Jud Legislative

    The most important job of this branch is to make laws.And laws and legislative both start with L

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    Summary

    The three branches of government are:

    Executive- President, Vice President, Cabinet Members

    Judicial- Supreme Court System, Judges

    Legislative- Senate, House of Representatives

    The branches each have responsibilities:

    Executive: enforces laws, makes sure people obey laws

    Judicial: reviews and explains the laws

    Legislative: makes laws

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    Which branch do I work for?

    I am the President of theUnited States. Executive

    All day long I make lawsmoreand more laws. Legislative

    One of my jobs is make sure

    people obey the laws. In otherwords, I enforce laws. Executive

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    Which branch do I work for?

    Today, I looked at two laws and

    reviewed them. I decided they were

    constitutional.

    Judicial

    My name is Saxby Chambliss. I

    am one of the senators from

    Georgia.

    Legislative

    My job is the Chief Justice of theSupreme Court.

    Judicial

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    Three Branches of Government

    Hanger!! Each pair of students should have one bag.

    Each bag contains enough supplies for everyone tomake their own hanger.

    Each person should have: 8 clasps

    1 long piece of paper

    3 medium pieces of paper (red, white, blue)

    8 yellow stars 1 hanger

    Stick of glue to share with a partner

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    Get your large piece of paper and write

    Three Branches of Government on it.

    Use your clasps to clasp it to your hanger. Now get your medium pieces of paper and

    write Executive on one, Legislative on

    the other, and Judicial on the last one.

    Connect these to the bottom of the hanger,

    using your clasps.

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    Now write the items on the sheet on each of

    your stars.

    Then match the stars to the correct branchand glue the stars on the piece of paper with

    the correct branch on it.

    Work with your partner to make sure you

    match the stars to the correct branch.

    Look at the summary if you need.

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    House ofRepresentatives

    Supreme

    CourtReviews

    LawsSenate

    Makes

    Laws

    President andVice President

    EnforcesLaws

    CabinetMembers

    Write each of these on your stars. Make your stars look just

    like these.

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    Summary

    The three branches of government are:

    Executive- President, Vice President, Cabinet Members

    Judicial- Supreme Court System, Judges

    Legislative- Senate, House of Representatives

    The branches each have responsibilities:

    Executive: enforces laws, makes sure people obey laws

    Judicial: reviews and explains the laws

    Legislative: makes laws

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    Post- Assessment

    1. Name the three branches of government.

    2. Which branch makes laws?

    3. Which branch makes sure people obey thelaw?

    4. Which branch reviews and explains the law?