Political Soc 7 - Power and Politics

Political Soc 7 - Power and Politics - .S.Government...

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The Separation of Powers in the U.S. Government                                                                                     The Senate confirms appointments and must consent to treaties. Congress appropriates all monies and creates departments. Congress may override veto with 2/3 vote of both houses. Congress may impeach and remove president. The president may veto congressional legislation. Legislative Branch         The president recommends legislation and may convene Congress.           Executive Branch                                                                                                         acts unconstitutional.                           The  remove judges.  Congress may  propose an amendment to the                                                                                              Courts may declare  presidential  Constitution to overturn a Supreme                                                                                     acts  unconstitutional. Court interpretation (must be ratified by ¾ of the states).  The Senate confirms the President’s appointments to the courts. Congress creates lower courts and judgeships.
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The Electoral College Article II, Section 1:   “Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the  Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of  Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators  and Representatives to which the State may be  entitled in the Congress…”
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The Election of U.S. Senators
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