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Federal government by Mind Map: Federal government

1. Judicial Branch

1.1. must be American born, a certain age or hold any particular profession before being selected

1.1.1. Court and the Senate votes to confirm the nominee, which requires a simple majority.

1.1.1.1. Nine Justices

1.1.1.1.1. chief justice,

2. Executive Branch

2.1. Presided candidate must be a natural born citizen of the United States, a resident for 14 years, and 35 years of age or older.

2.1.1. Vice President must: be a natural-born U.S. citizen; be at least 35 years old; be a resident in the U.S. for at least 14 years.

2.1.2. the President is limited to two four-year terms,

2.1.2.1. Being able to veto, or reject, a proposal for a law.

2.1.2.1.1. chief of state, chief executive, chief administrator, chief diplomat, commander in chief, chief legislator, party chief, and chief citize

3. Legislative Branch

3.1. -

3.1.1. 30 yrs Old

3.1.2. House of Representatives

3.1.2.1. 25 yrs old

3.1.2.2. have been a U.S. citizen for at least seven years, and live in the state

3.1.2.3. 435 serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

3.1.2.4. Senators however, serve six-year terms and elections

3.1.3. Senate

3.1.3.1. have been a citizen of the United States for nine years, and, when elected, be a resident of the State from which he or she

3.1.3.2. 100 Members)

3.1.3.2.1. the legislative branch makes all laws, declares war, regulates interstate and foreign commerce and controls taxing and spending

4. 10 amendments

4.1. 1st amendment: any law limiting freedom with respect to religion, expression, peaceful assembly, or the right of citizens to petition the government.

4.2. 2nd amendment: being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

4.3. 3rd amendment : No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

4.4. 4th amendments: Constitution prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and requires any search warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause

4.5. 5 amendments: restrictions on the government's prosecution of persons accused of crimes. It prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy and mandates due process of law.

4.6. 6th amendments: guarantees a citizen a speedy trial, a fair jury, an attorney if the accused person wants one, and the chance to confront the witnesses who is accusing the defendant of a crime

4.7. 7th ammendments : the right to a jury trial in certain civil cases and inhibits courts from overturning a jury's findings of fact.

4.7.1. New Topic

4.8. 8th amendments: 'Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted

4.9. 9th amendments: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

4.10. 10th amendments: the federal government has only those powers specifically granted by the Constitution.