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Who can vote in our country and how old do you have to be?
people, 18
Name the 3 branches of government.
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
Which branch of government is the Congress?
Legislative
How many parts is the Congress divided?
2 - House of Representatives and Senate
What are the responsibilities of the Congress
Make laws and decide how money is spent
How many senators are elected to Congress?
2
Who makes up the Judicial Branch?
Supreme Court
How many judges are on the Supreme Court?
9
What branch of government does the President lead?
Executive
What are the President's responsibilities?
Carries out laws, meets with leader of other ___________, lead military
In what way do citizens participate in our government?
Vote, pay taxes
Responsibilities of Legislative Branch:
Make Laws
Decides how money is spent.
Responsibilities of the Executive Branch:
Carries out laws.
Leads military.
Meets with other leaders of other countries.
Responsibilities of the Judicial Branch:
Make sure laws are followed.
government
The laws and people that run a city, state, or country.