This balance the power in the U.S. government. The

This essay is about the Separation of Powers among the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches. These are structured from three different separations from the constitution. I’m also going to talk about the “Checks and Balances” and how they are used to balance the power in the U.S. government.               The job of the Legislative Branch, or Congress, is “enacting laws of state and money to operate government.  The Legislative Branch is made up of two houses of congress”, as stated on socratic.org. These two houses of congress are called The Senate and The House of Representatives.  The Senate has 100 members, which is made up of two people from each state. The House of Representatives can have many members from each state because the number of people depends on the population of each state. The most important thing that the Legislative Branch does is to approve bills that can be sent to the president to sign.               “The job of the Executive Branch is implementing and administering public policy by enacting and funding from the Legislative Branch”, as stated from www.ncsl.org. This Branch is also responsible for enforcing laws. “The executive branch of our Government is in charge of making sure that the laws of the United States are obeyed. The President of the United States is the head of the Executive Branch.  The President gets help from the Vice President, department heads (called Cabinet members), and the heads of independent agencies.  Here are some of the things those people do: The President leads the country and commands the military.The Vice President becomes President if the President can no longer do the job and is also President of the Senate.Department head advise the President on issues and help carry out decisions made by the Government.Independent Agencies also help carry out decisions made by the Government or provide special services.” (www.bensguide.gpo.gov/a-executive)               The Judicial Branch is in charge of  interpreting laws and the Constitution. The Supreme Court is also in charge of the Judicial branch. “The U.S. Constitution says that Congress has the ability to establish the lesser courts which fall under the Supreme Court”, as stated in www.enotes.com.  Since the Constitution is difficult to understand and to make sure everyone

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