The United States is a constitution-based federal republic. Each state has its own state government and state law. This country is made up of 50 states and the independent District of Columbia.
The U. S. constitution is the highest law in the country. The Constitution that the Americans have today was proclaimed in 1787 in Philadelphia. It gives power to the federal government and the states.
The House of Representatives 435 members Every state is represented The members are elected every two years the number of Representatives from each state depends on its population makes laws and introduces new projects can vote against the projects passed by the Senate The Senate 100 members The period of Senators serving is 6 years A Senator has to be at least 30 years makes laws and introduces new projects can vote against the projects passed by the House of Representatives approves the Secretaries, appointed by the President The legislative branch of the Government is represented by the Congress. The main function of it is law making.
The executive branch of the Government This branch is responsible for initiating and administrating laws.The President is the Head of the Cabinet and he can veto a law that the Congress has passed.The President is elected every 4 years and cannot serve more than two terms. The Vice-president of the USA is the head of the Senate. President Vice President Cabinet
is the head of the state is elected directly by the people is not a member of the of Congress Barack Obama
consists of the Secretaries, who are heads of the executive departments each department is responsible for a specific area the President appoints the Secretaries, but the Senate approves his appointments
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The judicial branch of the Government The main function of it is applying law. The highest court of the country is the Supreme Court. When the Congress passes a law and when this law is against the Constitution, the Supreme Court may veto this law. It is involved in the system of check and balances. The Supreme Court of the USA is the highest judicial body in the United States