Skip to main content

Home/ History with Holman/ Group items matching "government and checks" in title, tags, annotations or url

Group items matching
in title, tags, annotations or url

Sort By: Relevance | Date Filter: All | Bookmarks | Topics Simple Middle
dcs-armstrong

3 Branches of Government for Kids Government Teachers - FREE Lesson Plans & Games for Kids - 0 views

    • dcs-armstrong
       
      When they say the Legislative branch "makes new laws" what they really mean is that the Legislative branch makes suggestions on what new laws should be. These suggestions are called "bills" it doesn't officially become a law until it goes through the entire process.
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      When they say the Legislative branch "makes new laws" what they really mean is that the Legislative branch makes suggestions on what new laws should be. These suggestions are called "bills" it doesn't officially become a law until it goes through the entire process.
  • he men who wrote the Constitution wanted to make sure that no one branch became too powerful
  • checks checks balances
  • ...16 more annotations...
  • president is the commander in chief
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      (He commands the army)
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      (He commands the army)
  • BUT - the president cannot get
  • money to pay anyone
  • without the approval of Congress.
  • nearly everyone appointed by the president
  • pproved by Congress before they can take office.
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      Think what vocabulary word describes the first line "The government of the United States is composed of three branches".
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      Think what vocabulary word describes the first line "The government of the United States is composed of three branches".
  • judicial branch
  • three branches
  • egislative branch
  • executive branch
  • executive branch sees that laws are carried out
  • legislative branch makes new laws
  • judicial branch makes sure that the laws
  • agree with the Constitution
dcs-armstrong

Checks Checks Balances - 0 views

    • dcs-armstrong
       
      The Constitution is the United States version of "Civil Law" 
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      The Constitution is the United States version of "Civil Law" 
  • hat was an important decision because it gave specific powers to each branch and set up something called and and balances.
  • point of checks checks balances was to make sure no one branch would be able to control too much power, checks it created a separation of powers
  • ...20 more annotations...
  • some examples of how the different branches work together:
  • legislative branch makes laws
  • President in the executive branch can veto those laws
  • legislative branch makes laws
  • judicial branch can declare those laws unconstitutional.
  • President in the executive branch can veto a law,
  • legislative branch can override that veto with enough votes.
  • egislative branch has the power to approve Presidential nominations
  • control the budget
  • and can impeach the President and remove him or her from office.
  • executive branch can declare Executive Orders, which are like proclamations that carry the force of law
  • judicial branch can declare those acts unconstitutional.
  • judicial branch interprets laws
  • President nominates Supreme Court justices,
  • who make the evaluations.
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      The Judicial branch interprets laws, but the President appoints Supreme Court Justices (judges). The judges that the President appoints are the people who interpret the law.
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      The Judicial branch interprets laws, but the President appoints Supreme Court Justices (judges). The judges that the President appoints are the people who interpret the law.
  • judicial branch interprets laws
  • enate in the legislative branch confirms the President’s nominations for judicial positions
  • Congress can impeach any of those judges and remove them from office
  • Constitution divided the Government into three branches
Garth Holman

Biography for Kids: Julius Caesar - 0 views

  • four Roman legions
    • Garth Holman
       
      In the military operations of Lucius Cornelius Sulla and Julius Caesar, a legion was composed of 10 cohorts, with 4 cohorts in the first line and 3 each in the second and third lines. The 3,600 heavy infantry were supported by enough cavalry and light infantry to bring the legion's strength up to 6,000 men.
  • Many of the leaders were jealous of Caesar and his following.
  • Consul was the highest ranking position in the Roman Republic.
  • ...12 more annotations...
  • Caesar became governor of the province of Gaul.
  • Caesar announced that he was going to return to Rome and run for consul again.
  • give up the command of his army first.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Why would we not want a man leading an army to come back to Rome with his army? 
  • In 46 BC Caesar returned to Rome.
  • most powerful man in the world.
  • The Senate made him dictator for life and he ruled like a king.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Checks Checks Balances are gone Checks so it the Tripartite Checks.  The Republic is now an Empire with one ruler! 
  • changed the calendar to the now famous Julian calendar with 365 days and a leap year.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Enduring Impact?  JULY is named after Caesar!  
  • Caesar was too powerful.
  • He was stabbed 23 times.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Julius Caesar's death did not end the rule of the Dictator....they war for power was just starting and never again would the Republic Control ROME! 
  • Caesar Augustus.
  • While in Egypt he fell in love with the queen of Egypt, Cleopatra. He helped her to become pharaoh and had a child named Caesarion with her.
  • aristocrats.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Wealthy Romans who controlled the Senate 
1 - 3 of 3
Showing 20 items per page