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Checks_Balances_work - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CHECKS AND BALANCES WORKSHEET POWERS OF GOVERNMENT CONGRESS MAY 1 pass bills 2 override presidential

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CHECKS AND BALANCES WORKSHEET POWERS OF GOVERNMENT: CONGRESS MAY: 1) pass bills. 2) override presidential veto by a 2/3 of House and Senate 3) set up the lower federal courts. 4) approve or reject appointments of federal judges. 5) approve or reject treaties. 6) approve or reject appointment of federal officials. 7) impeach(accuse of misconduct) the President, federal officials, and federal judges (House) 8) try impeached President, federal officials, and federal judges and remove them from office (Senate) THE PRESIDENT MAY: 1) approve bills, which then become laws 2) carry out the laws 3) veto bills 4) call special sessions of Congress 5) make treaties 6) appoint federal judges 7) appoint federal officials 8) grant pardons and reprieves for federal offense (except in cases of impeachment and conviction) THE SUPREME COURT MAY: 1) remain in office for life unless impeached and convicted 2) interpret laws 3) declare laws unconstitutional 4) interpret treaties 5) preside at impeachment trial of President (Chief Justice)
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 1120 taught by Professor Grigg during the Spring '08 term at UNO.

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Checks_Balances_work - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CHECKS AND BALANCES WORKSHEET POWERS OF GOVERNMENT CONGRESS MAY 1 pass bills 2 override presidential

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