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government

people and laws tht run a place such as a city, state, or country

constitution

a written plan of government

capitol

a building in which government leaders meet

bill

a plan for a new law

capital

a city in which the government of a state or country is located

law

a rule that is made by the government and everyone has to obey them

3 levels of government

local, national, state

President Barak Obama

leader of our national government

Governor Bobby Jindal

leader of our state government

mayor

leader of our local government

rule

made by the people and groups who expect members to obey them

Main job of state government

to keep people safe plus provide basic services

3 branches of government

executive, legislative, judicial

state capital of Louisiana

Baton Rouge

job of Legislative branch

to make laws

job of Executive branch

carries out the laws

job of the Judicial branch

decides if the laws are fair

Two leaders of the Legislative branch

House of Representatives and Senate

Leader of the Excecutive branch of the state government

Governor

Good citizens

Vote, follow laws, don't litter, recycle, help in the community

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