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Us Gov. by Mind Map: Us Gov.

1. Judicial

1.1. No qualifications

1.2. 9 justices

1.3. Head justice: Chief Justice

1.4. Term: for life or until retire

1.5. Powers:

1.5.1. Judicial review

1.6. Now member is selected:

1.6.1. President nominates person

1.6.2. Senate must approve them to become member

1.7. Article

1.8. Article 3

2. Executive

2.1. President

2.1.1. 35 years old

2.1.2. Natural born

2.1.3. Residency of 14 years

2.2. Vice President

2.2.1. 35 years old

2.2.2. Natural born

2.2.3. Residency of 14 years

2.3. Term length is two four-year terms

2.4. Executive departments

2.4.1. 15 departments:

2.4.2. Attorney general

2.4.3. Commerce

2.4.4. Defense

2.4.5. Education

2.4.6. Energy

2.4.7. Health and Human Services

2.4.8. Homeland Security

2.4.9. Housing and Urban Development

2.4.10. Interior

2.4.11. Labor

2.4.12. Secretaries of Agriculture

2.4.13. State

2.4.14. Transportation

2.4.15. Treasury

2.4.16. Veterans affairs

2.5. Powers:

2.5.1. Veto or reject law proposal

2.5.2. Appoint federal posts

2.5.3. Negotiate foreign treaties

2.5.4. Appoint federal judges

2.5.5. Grant pardons, or forgiveness for crime

2.6. Roles of president

2.6.1. Head of state

2.6.2. Chief executive

2.6.3. Commander in chief

2.6.4. Chief diplomat

2.7. Article 2

3. Legislative

3.1. Two chambers

3.1.1. House of Representatives

3.1.2. 435 House of Representatives

3.1.3. 25 years of age

3.1.4. Citizen for 7 years

3.1.5. Live in states

3.1.6. 2 year long term

3.2. Senate

3.2.1. 100 senates

3.2.2. 6 year long term

3.2.3. 30 years of age

3.2.4. At least 9 years of citizenship

3.2.5. Residency of state running for.

3.3. Article 1

3.4. Implied

3.4.1. Collect taxes

3.5. Expressed

3.5.1. Declare war

3.5.2. Regulate commerce

3.6. Powers of legislative branch:

3.6.1. Make up laws

3.6.2. Declare war

3.6.3. Regulate interstate

3.6.4. Foreign commerce

3.6.5. Controls taxing

3.6.6. Spending policies