3 Branches of Government for Kids and Teachers Illustration

3 Branches of Government
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For Kids

The government of the United States is composed of three branches - the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch. The executive branch sees that laws are carried out. The legislative branch makes new laws. The judicial branch makes sure that the laws and actions of the other branches agree with the Constitution of the United States of America.

The Executive Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Judicial Branch

Checks and Balances as provided by the Constitution

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