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

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

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