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The 3 branches of government.

Executive Branch

the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws

Legislative Branch

the branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating

Judicial Branch

the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice


a meeting where a chosen or elected group of people discuss ideas make decisions and make the laws . US Capitol building.

House of Representatives

the lower legislative house of the United States Congress. , must be 25, 7 years of citizenship, 2 year term, 435 members, speaker of the house, no limit on terms. , 435 members


assembly possessing high legislative powers, term-6 years, number of members-100, requirements- must be 30 and a U.S. citizen for 4 years, leaders- Vice President, duties- represent each state.

Supreme Court

the highest federal court in the United States, 8 justices and one Chief Justice.

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