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Government:  How it works for you
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Did you know  there are  three  branches of  the Federal  Government? Executive Legislative Judicial
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The President of The United States is  the head of the Executive Branch
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The Secretary of Agriculture  The Secretary of the Interior  The Secretary of Commerce  The Secretary of Education  The Secretary of Health and Human Services  The Secretary of Homeland Security  The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development  The Secretary of Transportation  The Secretary of Veterans' Affairs The Executive Branch also includes the Vice President and other officials, such as members of the cabinet. The Secretary of State  The Secretary of Labor  The Secretary of the Treasury  The Secretary of Energy  The Secretary of Defense  The Attorney General 
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The United  States  Supreme  Court is the  head of the  Judicial  Branch
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The judicial branch oversees the court system of the  United States.  Explains the meaning of the Constitution and laws  passed by Congress  Rules on whether something is unconstitutional or  constitutional
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On the Supreme Court there are  nine justices, or judges; eight  associate and one chief justice.  Judges are nominated by the  President and approved by the  Senate.   Have no term limits.   Supreme Court is the highest  court in the land.   Its decisions are final, and no  other court can overrule their  decisions.
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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