The Judicial Branch
The Judicial Branch (judiciary / court system) is the third branch of the
Under the Separation of Powers, the Judicial Branchs power is to interpret
the law. It does not create or enforce law.
Article III of the constitu
How a bill is passed
Congressman or senator introduces a bill. This can come from Constituents, Interest groups or
Bill is referred to committee who formally write up the bill (Markup) and vote on it.
If majority vote is received it is p
Congress is the national legislative body of the USA
The House of Representatives and the Senate make up Congress.
There are totally 535 members.
The Senate consists of 100 members, 2 senators from each state.
The Senators are elected
Congress has three motivating factors.
Voters who keep congress members in position
Bring needs of the representative area to the attention of the member senator or Rep
Congress member conducts opinion polling to find out which way cons
President & Executive agencies
President is the head of the executive branch.
The power of the Executive branch is to implement laws, but not create them.
It consists of the President, Vice President, Cabinet, Administrative agencies,