and balances. For example, a president has an issue with a certain group of terrorists and the people want the president to declare war on them but the president responded that it is not his place to declare and that there should be trust that Congress will make the decision on declaring war because the people benefit more when the system of checks and balances are not protested against (Legal Dictionary, n.d.). To put checks and balances in a different perspective of a football team where coaches tell players what to do like how the president guides the executive branch. There are rules that the players have to follow that can represent the laws that Congress passes. Lastly, in a football game referees flag a player when they did a play wrong which represents the interpretation of the rules, which represents how the judicial branch does the interpretation of the laws and Constitution. Part Three: Legislative: The Legislative branch consists of Congress, Senate, and the House of Representatives. This branch focuses on making different laws to help the people (USA Gov, 2018). It can also impeach or remove the president and override presidential veto (Patterson, 2013). The legislative branch determines the size of the Supreme Court and the number of Supreme Court justices which allows them to impeach or remove any federal judge that they want (Patterson, 2013). Congress is also allowed to rewrite legislations that courts have create (Patterson, 2013). They can confirm or reject any presidential nomination for head of federal agencies (USA Gov, 2018). In the Senate there are 100 Senators and two are elected for each state that serve for six years and they have no limit on their terms (USA Gov, 2018). The House of Representatives have 435 elected Representatives that is divided into 50 states and is proportionated to their population (USA Gov, 2018). The representatives serve two-year terms and they also do not have a limit on the number of terms they can serve (USA Gov, 2018).
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