Articles about3 Branches

The United States government is founded on the principal of a system of checks and balances. That is to say, the Founding Fathers of our country believed that no one

Our founding fathers were very smart and had some great ideas to stop a bad king or tyrant from taking full control of the United States and keep the power

The Constitution of the United States has been amended 27 times since 1789. The first 10 amendments are known collectively as “The Bill of Rights.” The amendments to the Constitution

The Supreme Court of the United States decides several court cases each session. Most of these cases are not major cases. However, the Supreme Court has ruled on several cases

Most modern systems of government present in our world today consist of three primary parts: the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government. These branches differ from country to country

We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and

Democracy at Work: How Constitutional Amendments Come to Be In Article VI, Clause 2, the United States Constitution proclaims itself to be the “supreme law of the land.” Every action

Election Day is the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November. You must be 18 years old to vote. The next presidential election will be in 2016. The presidency

The judicial branch of the United States government is responsible for interpreting and explaining the constitution through a series of court hearings and rulings. This consists of three levels of

What is the Executive Branch of Government? In the United States, there are three main branches of government. These are known as the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Each of

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