The federal (central) government consists of three branches: the legislative branch (congress, senate) proposes and makes laws; the executive branch (president) carries out and executes those laws; the judicial branch (supreme court) judges legal cases according to the law.
- What is the purpose of the law under capitalism?
- What is the purpose of the constitution under capitalism?
- What is a constitutional republic?
- What is federalism?
- What is the separation of powers?
- What are the branches of the central (federal) government?
- What are checks and balances?
- Why is political power regulated?
- What is a democracy?