Legislative Branch for Kids and Teachers, US Government Illustration

Legislative Branch of Government
For Kids


For Kids

The government of the United States is composed of three branches - the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch.

The legislative branch, Congress, makes new laws. Congress also approves monies needed to fund programs.

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Congress for Kids

Legislative Branch for Kids

For Teachers

Learn about Congress - Interactive Learning Modules

What is Congress?

Congress Link lesson plans

Constitutional and Statutory Privacy Protection in the 21st Century (several)

Free Presentations in PowerPoint format

See Also: 3 Branches of Government

Congress Link

U.S. Congress

Sources of Law (iCivics)