Branches of Government
Compare and contrast the powers granted to Congress, the president, and the Supreme Court.
Who is the executive power granted to by the US Constitution? By NY Constitution?
- The US Constitution established three branches of government as well as a system of checks and balances that guides the relationship between the branches.
- The New York State Constitution also established three branches of government.
Examine how checks and balances work by tracing how a bill becomes a law.
Who creates the laws?
Which branch is the first to vote on the law? Who votes on the law next?
Once the law has been approved by the _______ and the _______ , who has to approve it?