United States constitution

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1. Judicial branch

1.1. Supreme Court

1.1.1. 30 yrs old

1.1.2. License to practice law in Missouri

1.1.3. United stats citizen for 15 yrs

1.1.4. Nominated by President

1.1.4.1. Voted on by senate

1.1.5. Nine justices

1.1.5.1. One Chief Justice

1.1.5.2. Eight associate justices

1.1.5.3. Serve life time sentences, or until retirement

1.1.6. Judicial Review

2. Legislative branch

2.1. Congress

2.1.1. House of Representatives

2.1.1.1. 438 House of Representatives

2.1.1.2. 25yrs old

2.1.1.3. Citizen for 7 yrs

2.1.1.4. Be (at the time of election) an inhabitant of the state that you represent

2.1.1.5. 2yr terms

2.1.2. Makes laws, declares war, regulates interstate and foreign commerce

2.1.3. Senate

2.1.3.1. 100 senators

2.1.3.2. 30yrs old

2.1.3.3. Citizen for 9 yrs

2.1.3.4. Resident in the state of which you represent during time of election

2.1.3.5. 6yr terms

2.2. Implied powers are law not stated in constitution

2.3. Expressed powers are laws stated in constitution

3. Executive branch

3.1. President

3.1.1. Commander in chief of armed forces and chief executive

3.1.2. 4year term limit

3.1.3. Two 4year terms, 10 years max

3.1.4. Natural born citizen

3.1.5. 35yrs old

3.1.6. Resident for 14yrs

3.2. Vice President

3.2.1. 4 year term length

3.2.2. Natural born citizen

3.2.3. 35yrs old

3.2.4. Resident for 14yrs

3.3. Able to veto, reject, or propose a law.

3.3.1. Negotiates treaties

3.4. 15 executive departments

3.4.1. Agriculture

3.4.2. Commerce

3.4.3. Defense

3.4.4. Education

3.4.5. Energy

3.4.6. Health and human services

3.4.7. Homeland security

3.4.8. Housing and urban development

3.4.9. Interior

3.4.10. Labor

3.4.11. Transportation

3.4.12. Treasury

3.4.13. Veterans affairs

3.4.14. Justice

3.4.15. State