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U.S. Government (The Three Branches)
Terms in this set (17)
How many Senators are in the Senate?
100. 2 from each state.
What makes up Congress?
The House of Representatives
What makes up the Legislative Branch of Government?
How many Representatives are in the House of Representatives?
The number is based off of the population of each state
What are the three branches of Government?
Who breaks a tied vote in the senate?
The Vice President who is also the President of the Senate
What is the primary purpose of the Legislative Branch?
To make laws
What makes up the Executive Branch?
The Vice President
What is the primary purpose of the Executive Branch?
To carry out the law
Who makes up the Presidential Cabinet?
It includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments - the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, as well as the Attorney General.
How is a member selected for the Presidential Cabinet?
They are nominated by the President and must be approved by the Senate with at least 51 votes.
What positions does the President hold?
The President is the Head of State, Head of the U.S. Government, and the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Military
What positions does the Vice President hold?
The Vice President not only supports the President, but also acts as the presiding officer of the Senate
What is the purpose of the Presidential Cabinet?
They serve as advisors and heads of various departments and agencies.
What makes up the Judical Branch ?
The Supreme Court
Other Federal Courts
What is the primary purpose of the Judicial Branch?
To evaluate laws
Describe the Supreme Court?
The Supreme court is the highest court in the country. 9 justices are nominated by the president and must be approved by the senate (With at least 51 votes).
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