U.S Government

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U.S Government by Mind Map: U.S Government

1. The legislative branch

1.1. The senate and House of Representatives

1.1.1. To be in the senate you Have to be at least 30 years of age and have to be U.S citizens for 9years and live in the state

1.1.1.1. House of Representatives you have to be at least 35 and a citizen for 7 years and live in the state you represent

1.1.1.1.1. 100 senates 2 per state and there are 435 house members

2. The executive branch

2.1. 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. 4 year terms

2.1.1.1. Enforcing the law

2.1.1.1.1. chief executive of the federal government and Commander in Chief of the armed forces

3. Judicial branch

3.1. Supreme Court judge must be at least 30 years old, licensed to practice law in Missouri, a United States citizen for at least 15 years, and a qualified voter of the state for nine years

3.1.1. 9

3.1.1.1. The President nominates someone for a vacancy on the Court and the Senate votes to confirm the nominee, which requires a simple majority

3.1.1.1.1. The President nominates someone for a vacancy on the Court and the Senate votes to confirm the nominee, which requires a simple majority