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The introduction of the constitution that states the right or authority over the new government and to state why the new government is being created.
House of Representatives
25 years of age
An american citizen for seven years or more.
An inhabitant of the state where he or she was elected.
Members are elected every two years.
The number of representatives elected are based on population size.
30 years of age
An american citizen of nine or more years.
An inhabitant of the state that elected him or her.
They serve six year terms.
Every two years, one-third of these seats are up for election.
National legislature of the United States.
Checks and Balances
Methods to balance power between the executive and legaslative branches.
The power that gives Congress the flexibility needed to do its job. In other words, any law that helps congress do items 1-9.
Carries out laws, made of the president, vice president, and cabinet.
The branch of government having the power to make laws.
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fairly.
A trial against an acused in power.
How many different powers does the Legislative Branch have?
The creation and distribution of money, commerce, federal courts, the elastic clause, war, credit, and taxation.
Name six powers of the Legislative Branch.
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