Mr. Dowling
The Executive Branch

What is the structure of the executive branch of government?

Separation of Powers-principle by which the powers of government are divided among separate branches.

Legislative Branch-makes laws
Executive Branch-enforces laws
Judicial Branch-interprets laws

Executive Branch

The President and the Vice President are the leaders of the Executive Branch

Requirements: 35 years old
Natural Born Citizen-a person that was born in the United States
Resident for the last 14 years

Term: 4 years, two term limit (22nd Amendment)

The President has many roles: Head of State, Guardian of the Economy, Director of Foreign Policy, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Chief of the Executive Branch

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