Three branches of government project

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1. Legislative Branch

1.1. senate

1.1.1. The age to become a senator is 30 years are older

1.1.1.1. Be a citizen of the United States for nine years

1.1.1.1.1. Be a resident of what state you want to run for.

1.2. House of Representatives

1.2.1. The age to become an hor is 25 years old

1.2.1.1. Be a citizen of the United States for 7 years

1.2.1.1.1. Also be a resident of what state you want to run for

1.3. The powers of this branch is that regulating commerce, passing laws, the power to lay taxes, to establish Post Offices and post roads, and to “define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas they also can declaring war, confirming Presidential appointments for groups like the Supreme Court and the Cabinet, and investigating power.

1.3.1. example of implied power is when Congress passes legislation on national health care based on the power granted to Congress by the Constitution to collect taxes and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States.

2. Executive branch

2.1. President

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

2.1.1.1. The term length for the prez is 8 years with two terms max

2.2. Vice President

2.2.1. to serve as vice president, an individual 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.

2.2.1.1. The term length for Vice President is 4 years terms

2.3. Powers of this branch is able to veto, or reject, a proposal for a law Appoint federal posts, such as members of government agencies Negotiate foreign treaties with other countries Appoint federal judges Grant pardons, or forgiveness, for a crime they can also call for an executive order

2.4. The role of the prez is chief of state,chief executive chief administrator,chief diplomat, commander in chief,chief legislator,party chief, chief citizen. Chief of state refers to the President as the head of the government.

2.4.1. the role of the VP was to be a stand-in in case of the death or incapacity of the president. The Constitution gives an additional duty to the VP, which is to serve as the tie-breaking vote in the U.S. Senate

2.5. There are 15 executive department which are

2.6. There are 15 executive department which are Department of state ,Agriculture,Commerce,Treasury,Justice, Defense,Energy,Homeland Security,Interior,Veterans Affairs,Education Transportation,Labor,Health and Human Services,Attorney general,United States Department of Housing and Urban Development,United States Department of the Air Force,United States Postal Service United States Department of Commerce and Labor United States Department of Health and Human Services Cabinet of the United States United States Secretary of Agriculture

3. Judicial branch

3.1. There are no official qualifications like Senators or Representatives. *Unofficial* qualifications: U.S. citizen, some law experience, will share views of the president that appoints them, no criminal background.to be a supreme judge

3.2. There are nine justices

3.3. The justices serve life sentences

3.4. The supreme can call judicial review to check the executive and legislative branch to dean a law unconstitutional

3.5. The head justices is the Chief Justice

3.6. A member of the Supreme Court is selected by the prez and approve by senate