Free Economics Flashcards about Soc Studies

Soc Studies

Question Answer
Legislative Branch Is Congress
Executive Branch Is President
Judicial Branch Is Supreme Court
Separation of Powers The Constitution of the United States in Article 1, 2, and 3 defines the powers of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the national government
Checks and Balances Each of the three branches of the national government limits the exercise of power by the other two branches
Congress Can Override presidential vetoes and impeach president
President can Check Congress
Supreme Court can Declare Congress and presidential actions unconstitutional
Bill To Law Introducing a bill by Senator or Representative. Working in committees. Debating the bill on the floor of each house. Voting on the bill in each house. Sending the bill to the president to be signed into law.
Elected Officials in Congress Write laws in response to a problem

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