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Branches of government

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Congress
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Makes laws
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Members serve a two year term
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must be 25 years old
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must have been a US citizen for at least 7 years
L
can propose laws
L
can impeach the president
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serves a 6 year term
L
must be 30 years old to be elected
L
must be a US citizen for 9 years
L
can approve a presidential appointment
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ratifies treaties with foreign governments
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can try the president after impeachment
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can propose laws
L
can override the presidents veto with a 2/3 vote
L
can declare war
L
can propose amendments to the constitution with 2/3 vote
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President
E
Vice President
E
Cabinet
E
Enforces law
E
serves 4 year term
E
must be 35 years old
E
must be 14 year resident
E
have to be native born
E
has power to approve or veto laws
E
makes treaties with foreign governments
E
nominates judges to supreme court
E
appoints cabinet members
E
is commander in chief of us military force
J
supreme and federal courts
J
interprets laws
J
serve for life
J
can declare laws unconstitutional
J
can settle disputes involving the U.S.
J
can settle disputes between states
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one of the members presides over impeachment trial of the president
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how many supreme court justices
house of representatives
has 435 members
senate
has 100 members