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					The Government
    By: Hunter
The Executive Branch
   Enforces the Laws
    Length of Term
You may only be in
 office for 8 years max.
 You must be reelected
 to be in office for the
 additional 4 years.
     Number of Terms
• The president may only be in
  office for 8 years at the most. You
  must be reelected to be in office
  for another four years.
     Other Parts of the Executive
•
•
            Branch
    Secretary of State
    Secretary of Treasury
•   Secretary of Defense
•   Secretary of Justice
•   Secretary of the Interior
•   Secretary of Agriculture
•   Secretary of Commerce
•   Secretary of the Labor
•   Secretary of Health and Human Services
•   Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
•   Secretary of Transportation
•   Secretary of Energy
•   Secretary of Education
•   Secretary of
    Veteran Affairs
•   Secretary of Home Security
Salary
$400,000
$400,000 a year
        Job Description
• You must be thirty-five years old. You
  must have lived in the U.S. for 14 years.
  You must be a natural born citizen.
          Job Description
                 Chief Executive
To enforce federal laws.
To enforce federal polices.
To prepare the national budget.
To appoint federal officials.
          Qualifications
• Must be at least 35 years of age.
• Must have lived in the U.S. for14 years.
• You must be a natural born citizen.
Presidential
Policies
               Fun Facts
Buchanan was the only president that did not
marry.
Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to
outside the country while in office.
Bill Clinton was the youngest person to be voted
into office.
Judicial Branch
Interprets the Laws
        Supreme Court
• The Supreme Court has nine members- a
  chief justice and eight associate justices.
        Job Description
-Interpret the Laws
-Protect the rights and liberties of everybody
-The Supreme Court has the right to decide
  weather a federal law or state law or
  action by the President is constitutional
         Term Length
- Justice may stay in office for life
- Justices are picked by the President and
  approved by the Senate
       Job Description
Makes Laws
Approved appointments by the President
 (Judges and Cabinet members)
The Legislative Branch
    Makes the Laws
            Congress
1. House of Representatives
2. Senate
 How a bill becomes a law
(1)The Senate and House writes a bill
(2)They vote on the bill
(3)The bill goes to the President
(4)The President approves = bill becomes a
  law
(5)The Presidents vetoes = the process
  starts over
                Senate
• Each state has 2 senators
• 6 year term
• Qualifications
(1) At least 30 years old
(2) A U.S. citizen for at least 9 years
(3) A resident of the state from which the
    candidate seeks election
House of Representatives
The number is based on the population of
  the state
2 years terms
• Alabama has 7 representatives
• California has 53 representatives
• Alaska, Delaware, Montana, North Dakota,
  South Dakota, Vermont, Wyoming have 1
  representative
 House of Representatives
     Qualifications
         (1) At least 25 years old
  (2) A U.S. citizen for at least 7 years
(3) A resident of the state from which the
                   candidate
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