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Politics of the United States
Branches of Government - Local, State, and National Level
Terms in this set (29)
What are the 3 branches of government?
legislative, judicial, and executive
What does the legislative branch do?
makes the laws
What does the judicial branch do?
interprets the laws
What does the executive branch do?
approves the laws and creates a budget
What are the 3 levels of government branches?
local, state, and national
The legislative branch at the local level is made up the ______________ ______________.
What does the local city council do?
makes the local laws
The judicial branch at the local level is made up of the _____________ or ___________.
local or city courts
What does the local or city courts in the local judicial branch do?
interprets the law
The executive branch at the local level is made up of the__________.
What does the mayor at the local executive branch do?
it is in charge of the city budget
The state judicial branch is made up of the ________ ________.
What are the state courts in charge of?
interpreting or explaining our state laws and making sure a law does not go against the state constitution
The state legislative branch is made up of the __________ __________ or senate and _____________ of ____________.
house of representatives
What does the state legislative branch do?
writes the laws for the state
Mississippi has ____ senators and ____ representatives
The state executive is headed by the
Who is Mississippi's governor right now?
What does the state executive branch do?
creates the state laws
What are the 3 branches of the national government?
judicial, legislative, and executive
Where can the national government be found?
U.S. Capitol of Washington D.C.
What is the national legislative branch home to?
What two parts is congress made of?
senate and house of representatives
What is congress in charge of?
making the laws for the United States
What is the central office for the National Executive Branch?
the white house
What is the White House made up of?
_________________ has the power to veto, or not approve of a law that the legislative branch passes.
The judicial branch is home to the _____________. It is ran by the Supreme Court ____________.
What does the Supreme Court do?
decides if the laws created are constitutional or not and decides court cases that make it to the Supreme Court.
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