three branches of the federal government

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three branches of the federal government by Mind Map: three branches of the federal government

1. the legislated branch

1.1. congress

1.1.1. the senate

1.1.1.1. acts as a court during impeachments

1.1.1.2. 2 senators per state

1.1.1.3. bills must be approved by this house before it can go to the president

1.1.2. the house of representatives

1.1.2.1. all bills that raise money must start here

1.1.2.2. numbers per state depends on population

1.1.2.3. bills must be approved by this house before it can go to the president

1.2. responsibilities

1.2.1. makes laws

1.2.2. collect taxes

1.3. requirements

1.3.1. senator

1.3.1.1. must be at least 30 years old

1.3.2. congress

1.3.2.1. must be at least 25 years old

2. the executive branch

2.1. president

2.1.1. the executive branch of gov includes the president and the vice president

2.2. responsiblities

2.2.1. commander and chief of the armed forces

2.2.2. carries out laws

2.2.3. includes the vice president

2.2.4. negotiate with other countries

2.3. requirements

2.3.1. carries out the laws that congress passes

3. judicial branch

3.1. supreme court

3.1.1. one chief jusstice

3.1.2. 13 courts of appeals

3.2. responsibilities

3.2.1. interprets laws

3.2.2. makes sure that laws are followed correctly

3.3. requirements

3.3.1. the senate must approve the president's choice of new members of the supreme court

3.3.2. cases must already have been thriugh the entire system of courts