Unformatted text preview: involved because of checks and balances. -Checks and balances- the judiciary interprets the laws, to get members of judiciary, the senate has to confirm them. Pres appoints the members. The president negotiates treaties w/ countries. Treaties must be ratified in senate with 2/3 vote. Congress makes the laws but the laws are proposed by the president. When a bill goes to a law, it can be vetoed by the president, but can be overridden by 2/5 by the house. Presidents can be impeached. Federal Judges can be impeached. -Judicial review- power of any court, but in particular the supreme court of the U.S. to declare an act of legislature, declare actions of the president. Unconstitutional. *Electoral College- direct and indirect democracy....
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- Spring '10
- Political Science, President of the United States, United States Congress, United States House of Representatives, Compromises *The New