Branches of Government

Can you name the Branches of Government?

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Makes Laws
The Supreme Court can declare presidential acts un/constitution/al (Stop it!)
The Supreme Court can declare a law un/constitution/al (Dump it!)
Leads Military
Declares War
Decides if Laws are constitutional
Congress must approve (say yes or no) to the Supreme Court Justices after the president nominates them
Treaties with other countries (Peace)
Cabinet Members (Expert Advisers)
The President can pardon (set free) people from jail
Interprets/Reviews Laws
The President can appoint Supreme Court Justices
Congress can override the President's veto with 2/3rds vote
Decides State vs. State cases
The President can veto bills passed by the legislative branch
Borrows money and pays debts
Enforces Laws
Congress can impeach, or remove the President from office.
Collects Taxes
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