U.S. Goverenment

Democracy

Executive branch

The executive branch includes the president and vice president. The president veto's bills or puts them into law. The presidents veto can be overturned by 2/3 of the congress. The vice president takes over for the president if the president dies.

The legislative and judicial branches

The Other branches

The legislative is made up of congress. Congress has the house of representatives and the senate. The senate has 100 senators, 2 per state. The house of representatives has 435 representatives. The number of representatives depends on the population of the state. The judicial is the courts. The highest is the supreme court and it has 9 justices.