US Political system

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The United States of America is ___in which ___share powers reserved to the national government, according to its ____+date
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A FEDERAL REPUBLIC/ the president, Congress and federal courts /CONSTITUTION (1787)
The FEDERAL GOVERNMENT shares sovereignty with the ___
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is headed by the president and is formally independent of both the legislature and the judiciary. The cabinet serves as a set of advisers to the president. They include the vice president and heads of the executive departments.
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is vested in the two chambers of Congress, the Senate and the House of Representatives.
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composed of the Supreme Court and lower federal courts, exercises judicial power. The judiciary's function is to interpret the United States Constitution and federal laws and regulations.
This includes resolving disputes between the executive and legislative branches.
- el PARTIDO DEMOCRÁTICO, también conocido como el partido liberal de centro izquierda - el PARTIDO REPUBLICANO también conocido como partido conservador de centro derecha
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- the DEMOCRATIC PARTY, also known as the center left liberal party - the REPUBLICAN PARTY also known as a center right conservative party
US smaller parties
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Libertarian Party the Green Party and the Constitution Party
US Presidents (part 1)
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Woodraw Wilson 1913- 1921 Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 -1945 John F. Kennedy 1961- 1963 Harry S. Truman 1945 - 1953 Bill Clinton 1993- 2001
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r eunited the country and abolished slavery, led the country through the Civil War; assassinated
• T. Roosevelt
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the first American to win Nobel Peace Prize
• Nixon
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Watergate, opened up China
• Reagan
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ended Cold War
• G. Bush
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l ed Gulf War against Saddam Hussein but undermined by economic problems
The PRESIDENT of the United States (duties)
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• the head of state and government • directs the executive branch of the federal government • the commander in chief of the Armed Forces • power to sign ore veto federal legislation
• appoints federal executive, diplomatic, regulatory and judicial officers
The United States Congress (1)
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is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States • two chambers: the House of Representatives (435 representatives) and the Senate (100 senators
The United States Congress (2)
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senators and representatives are chosen through direct election • t he House of Representatives ha s 6 non voting members representing Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia

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