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3rd Grade U.S. Gov't Test - Branches
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What are the three levels of government?
Local, State, and National (Federal)
What is another name for National?
What is your local government?
What is your state government?
What is your National or Federal government?
The United States
What is the National (or Federal) government in charge of?
Taking care of the country. They help states when there is a natural disaster (ie tornado, hurricane, etc.) and collect taxes to pay for things like war and medical care.
What is the state government in charge of?
State related things like fixing roads, maintaining state parks, and funding for public schools.
What is the local government in charge of?
The city and county related things like county roads, county parks, and making laws for our city.
Name the three branches of government?
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial
What does the legislative branch do?
Make the Laws.
What does the executive branch do?
Enforce or carry out the laws.
What does the judicial branch do?
Studies or interprets the laws.
Which branch is congress a part of?
What 2 parts make up Congress?
The Senate and the House of Representatives.
What does Congress do?
They work together (Senate and the House) to write laws.
What is something called before it is a law?
Who has to approved the bills before they go to the executive branch?
Who is the head of the executive branch?
Who does the President (executive branch) get help from?
The Vice President and department heads (Cabinet members).
What is another name for the President's department heads?
What heads up the judicial branch?
The US Supreme Court.
What is the highest court in the land?
The US Supreme Court.
How many justices (judges) are appointed on the US Supreme Court?
Who appoints the justices?
What is another name for justice?
How long do the justices serve on the US Supreme Court?
For life unless they decide to leave.
Who leads your local legislative branch?
Who leads your state legislative branch?
Who leads your national or federal legislative branch?
Who leads your local executive branch?
Who leads your state executive branch?
Who leads your national or federal executive branch?
Who leads your local judicial branch?
Who leads your state judicial branch?
State Supreme Court
Who leads your national or federal judicial branch?
The U.S. Supreme Court
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