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Checks and Balances

Set with the powers of the 3 branches of the government. It's best to study with this using the Space Race game thing!
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President
Main part of the Executive Branch
Supreme Court
Main part of the Judicial Branch
Congress
Main part of the Legislative Branch
Executive
Has power to execute laws
Legislative
Has "Power of the Purse"
Legislative
Has power to make laws
Judicial
Has power to interpret laws
Executive
Has power to appoint Commander in Chief of the army and navy
Executive
Has veto power
Legislative
Has impeachment power
Legislative
Has power to raise and support army and navy
Judicial Review
Term of the power of the Judicial Branch that allows it to determine whether laws are constitutional or unconstitutional
Executive
Has power to make treaties
Executive
Has power to appoint judges, ambassadors, and other officials
Legislative
Has power to declare war
Legislative
Has power to regulate trade within states and countries
Executive
Has power to fill up vacancies in Senate
Legislative
Has power to override President's veto
Legislative
Has power to approve treaties, judges, etc.
Executive
Has power to pardon people from crimes
Executive
Has power to call Congress into a special session
Judicial
Has power to hear treason cases