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Branches of the Government

executive, legislative, judicial
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Executive
In which branch is the chief executive the President?
Executive
Which branch proposes and administers laws?
Executive
Which branch commands all armed forces, with the President the Commander in Chief?
Executive
Which branch appoints officials?
Executive
Which branch conducts foreign policy?
Executive
Which branch makes treaties?
Executive
Which branch can veto laws passed by Congress?
Executive
Which branch can issue executive orders, commands that have the power of law?
Executive
Which branch can grant pardons?
Executive
Which branch checks on the Legislative Branch by adjourning Congress in certain situations?
Executive
Which branch checks on the Judicial Branch by appoint judges?
Legislative
Which branch writes laws?
Legislative
Which branch confirms presidential appointments?
Legislative
Which branch approves treaties?
Legislative
Which branch grants money?
Legislative
Which branch can declare war?
Legislative
Which branch borrows on the credit of the United States?
Legislative
Which branch regulates commerce with foreign nations and among states?
Legislative
Which branch establishes laws for naturalization and bankruptcy?
Legislative
Which branch coins and regulates the value of money and fixes the standard of weights and measures?
Legislative
Which branch can reject presidential appointments?
Legislative
Which branch can reject treaties?
Legislative
Which branch can withhold funding for presidential initiatives?
Legislative
Which branch can impeach the president?
Legislative
Which branch can override a veto?
Legislative
Which branch can propose constitutional amendments to override judicial decisions?
Legislative
Which branch can impeach judges?
Judicial
Which branch interprets the constitution and other laws?
Judicial
Which branch reviews lower-court decisions?
Judicial
Which branch can declare the president's actions unconstitutional?
Judicial
Which branch may declare laws unconstitutional?