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1

three branches of government

Judicial, Legislative, Executive

2

principal members

Legislative: Senate, House Executive: President Judicial: Supreme Court

3

main job

L makes laws, E carries out law, J interprets the law

4

# of members

senate: 100 House: 435 President:1 supreme court: 9

5

Term length

senate: 6 years House: 2 years President: 4 years supreme court: for life

6

min age

senate: 30 years old House: 25 years old President: 35 years old supreme court: no age

7

Federal system

a government where power is shared between national and state government.

8

Supreme Law of the land

states cannot pas laws that conflict with the constitution

9

what restrictions is there on laws states can make?

laws cannot conflict with the constitution

10

how should each state treat the law of another state? "Full faith and credit"

states should accept the legality of other states laws