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18 Cards in this Set

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Makes the laws
Legislative Branch
Overrides presidents Veto with 2/3 majority
legislative branch
Impeaches federal officials
legislative branch
house has power of purse
legislative branch
congress can levy taxes
legislative branches
Enforces laws
executive branch
president is the main man of this branch
executive branch
Grants pardons
executive branch
commmander-in-chief of military forces
executive branch
sets foreign policies
executive branch
interprets laws
judicial branch
Reviews legislative and executive acts for consitutionality
judicial branch
lifetime appointments
judicial branch
splitting of powers to balance the authority of each
seperation of powers
gives any one branch the ability to counter act the authority of the other two
system of checks and balances
power of gov't spelled out in the constitution
enumerated
power of gov't that is necessary for congress to do its job.
implied
power of gov't that all nations have
inherent