US Government (Executive Branch: Makes the laws happen and puts them into…
US Government (Executive Branch: Makes the laws happen and puts them into action. Within the Executive Branch is the President, who serves 4 year term, along with the President is Vice President and they control the executive agencies. , Legislative Branch: Writes and creates laws. The congress which includes the House of Representatives with 435 people and the Senate with 100 people is a part of the Legislative Branch. , Judicial Branch: Interprets the law and The Constitution. The Judicial Branch includes the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and District Courts. , Constitution, Federalism: A system of government with a division of power between the national government and several smaller goverments., Government Powers:
Expressed Powers- (Article 1 Section 8) Are the powers directly given to Congress such as to coin money or regulate interstate commerce.
Implied Powers- Are powers not directly given to the governement and are found in the necessary and proper clause or elastic clause.
Reserved Powers- All other powers not given or implied to the government are reserved for the states (Ammendment 10).)