Legislative, Executive or Judicial?

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Can you name the branch of the U.S. government that was responsible for each of these actions, (L)egislative, (J)udicial or (E)xecutive?

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ActionBranchYear
Slaves in captured Confederate territory are freed1863
State of war declared with Empire of Japan1941
President may only commit American troops for 60 days without legislative approval1973
Arms are sold to Iran to fund uprising in Nicaragua1986
States may not prohibit abortions before 'viability'1973
New York Times permitted to criticize public officials1964
A civil service exam is created for those seeking federal government jobs1883
Twelve Federal Reserve Banks are created to govern monetary policy1913
Interstate highway system is created with 41,000 miles of road1955
President Nixon ordered to turn over the Watergate tapes1974
ActionBranchYear
School segregation deemed unconstitutional1954
Dissidents attack Cuba at the Bahia de Cochinos1961
160 acres of land given to anyone who would live on it and work it for five years1862
An Ohio Klansman permitted to make a public speech1969
Creation of the League of Nations is proposed to the world1918
The Supreme Court may declare an act of Congress to be unconstitutional1803
President Nixon is pardoned for involvement in Watergate1974
Lewis and Clark commissioned to explore Louisiana territory1804
Northern troops are removed from southern capitals, ending Reconstruction1877
Persons charged with crimes in state court have the right to counsel1963

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