SS.7.C.3.3 VOCAB

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legislative branch
the branch of government that creates laws
legislature
governing body responsible for making laws
U.S. House of Representatives
the lower house of the U.S. Congress
U.S. Supreme Court
the highest court of the United States; it sits at the top of the federal court system
Congress
the national legislative body of the U.S., consisting of the Senate, or upper house, and the House of Representatives, or lower house
executive branch
the branch of government that enforces the laws made by the legislative branch
judicial branch
the branch of government that interprets the laws made by the legislative branch
president
the head of the executive branch
U.S. Senate
the upper house of the U.S. Congress