Our Government

By Antonio, Jeanpierre, Dayane, Jacob

Introduction

Introducing a new form of Government. It is split up into Three Branches called the Judicial Branch, The Executive Branch and the Legislative Branch. They each have the same amount of power so no has more power. Think of a tree if one branch had had more weight the tree would break, A.K.A.the government.


Democracy and The BIll of Rights By Antonio Muranelli

The Democracy

Democracy is a system of government in which power is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives. In a Democracy, the people choose their leaders. In America, the citizens choose who the President is going to be; in each state people vote for local and state governments including the Mayor. The state government affects our everyday lives because they give us driver's license and they take care of our state by having fire departments and police stations.

The Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. On June 8, 1789, Representative James Madison introduced a series of thirty-nine amendments to the constitution in the House of Representatives. Among his recommendations Madison proposed opening up the Constitution and inserting specific rights limiting the power of Congress.


Three of the ten Amendments

No one should be held to answer for a capital. Excessive bail shall not be required.

No one is allowed to search or takeover someone's house without a warrant.

The Legislative Branch By Jeanpiere

The Congress is the group that makes up this branch of government. They are split into the senate and the house of representatives. The Legislative Branch is in charge of passing laws, and collecting taxes. Laws are written, discussed and voted on Congress. Some laws are for protecting the land and other places like public places example; Park or Library. One of the requirements is that you have to be 25 years old or older. You have to live in the country you want to represent. You can be leader for 6 years. Each state has 2 senators. Each state has a different amount of representatives depending on their total population.

Executive branch By Jacob Galvez

The executive branch has the power to carry out the laws. All the people who makes up the Executive Branch are the President, Vice President and a group of advisors called the Cabinet. The people who makes up the Cabinet are Secretary of state, secretary of treasury, secretary of defense, secretary of interior,secretary of agriculture, secretary of commerce, secretary of labor, secretary of health and human services, secretary of housing and urban development, secretary of transportation, secretary of homeland security secretary of education,secretary of energy, secretary of veterans affairs and attorney general. Also Every four years Americans vote to elect a president and a vice president and they can be a leader for eight years. The President can create a special agencies to do some jobs to the Vice President according to the constitution. If one day the President dies the Vice resident get his place. The President of the united states is known around all the world as the head of the united states.

The Judicial Branch By Dayane procel

The Judicial branch decides the meanings of the law, it is their responsibility whether laws passes with the constitution. It also includes part of the United States and Supreme. Did you know that there are constitution has nine justices they are Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito, John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor. The supreme court and the senate work together they get chosen or appointed by the president and get approved by the senate. The constitution gives responsibilities to other branches do not have .

Conclusion

Hope you like our new form of government. You will be living under these circumstances now. Have a good day.