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The plan of our government is written in the
Constitution
The building where the members of Congress work is called the
Capitol
The war fought to make the colonies an independent, or free, country is called the
American Revolution
The letter to the English king explaining why the colonies wanted to be independent is called the
Declaration of Independence
The place where every American President since John Adams has lived is called the
White House
What are the thee parts of our government?
Supreme Court
Congress
President
What is the job of the Supreme Court?
To judge the fairness of our laws.
A building or statue made to honor a person or an event is called a
monument
What is the job of the Congress?
To make the laws for our country.
How are the Supreme Court Justices chosen for their job?
The President chooses them.
How is the President chosen to do the job?
The people elect the president by voting.
How are the Congressmen chosen for their jobs?
People from their home town elect them by voting
The person who is our country's leader and who makes sure all of the laws in our country are carried out is the
President
What is the job of the President?
To make sure the laws are carried out.
The government leaders who make the laws for our country are members of
Congress
The nine people who judge the fairness of our country's laws are judges on the
Supreme Court