National Government

National Government

by Ernestine Giesecke


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What are the three branches of the government? What does the House sergeant-at-arms do? How does a bill become a law? You can find the answers to these questions and more in ‘National Government.’ As you go on this guided tour through national government, you'll learn about the powers of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the United States government. You will find out how the U.S. Constitution was designed to protect the rights of the people. And, you'll also learn about the powers the president has as chief executive and commander-in-chief.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484638125
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Kids' Guide to Government
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 895,344
Product dimensions: 7.69(w) x 10.38(h) x (d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

What Is Government? 4

The Constitution 6

Separation of Powers 8

The Executive Branch 10

The President's Cabinet 12

The Legislative Branch 14

Congress 16

The Senate 18

The House of Representatives 20

Committees 22

The Judicial Branch 24

The Supreme Court 26

Paying for Government 28

How Laws Are Made 30

Glossary 31

Find Out More 32

Index 32

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