The Three Branches of Government. Pages 353-357. Three Branches. Federal Government. Legislative. Executive. Judicial. Legislative Branch. The Legislative Branch forms the United States Congress. There are two houses in Congress. Senate – 100 Senators – 2 from each state
*The number of representatives depends on each state’s population.
Commander in Chief
Represents the U.S. when dealing with other nations.
Must be 35 years old
The Vice President
2nd in line to the President
Serves as President of the Senate
Serves the President
9 VP’s have become president upon the death or resignation of a presidentExecutive Branch
These men or women help the President run the country. They advise and help the President.
Secretary of Defense
Secretary of State
Secretary of Education
Secretary of Agriculture
Secretary of Labor
Secretary of Energy
Secretary of Transportation
Secretary of the Treasury
Attorney GeneralExecutive Branch
The Supreme Court