U.S Federal Government

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

1. Legislative Branch

1.1. House of Representatives

1.1.1. Must be 25 years of age

1.1.2. Citizen for 7 years in the U.S

1.1.3. You have tare be a resident in the state you live

1.1.4. We have 435 HOR representatives

1.2. Powers

1.3. Implied powers.

1.4. Has more power than any other branch.

1.5. Creates bicameral legislature.

1.5.1. Enumerated powers

1.6. Taxing and spending power

1.6.1. Levys taxes and spending

1.6.1.1. Must pass a authorization bill

1.7. Term Length

1.8. House of Representatives serve 2 years in Congress

1.9. Expressed powers are listed out in article 1

1.9.1. Section 8, clauses 1-18 aka enumerated powers.

1.9.2. Implied powers stated in the constitution

1.9.3. Elastic clause gives authority to do what is needed.

1.10. Senate

1.10.1. Each state gets two senates.

1.10.2. At least 30 years of age

1.10.3. U.S citizen for 9 years

1.10.4. And serve up to 6 years.

2. Executive Branch

2.1. Must be 35 years of age

2.1.1. Natural born citizen

2.1.2. Lived in the us fir at least 14 years.

2.2. Serves for 2-4 tees,

2.3. Veto rejects proposal of a law.

2.4. Head of state and commander in chief for the armed forces.

2.5. 15

2.6. There are 4 departments

2.7. Department of justice

2.8. Department of state

2.9. Department of treasury

2.10. Department of war.

3. Judicial branch

3.1. 30 year old license to practice law.

3.2. Must me a citizen for 15 years

3.3. Must have 51 votes

3.4. 9 of them only count.

3.5. Chief of justice of the supreme court

3.6. Holds their position.

3.6.1. Decides on cases dealing with interpretation of the constitution.