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What are the three main powers of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches of government? I already know what they do. I just need to know their powers.

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    Executive - President The powers of the Executive Branch are: 1. Grant reprieves and pardons (except in impeachment cases) 2. Make treaties (with consent of senate) 3. Appoint Ambassadors (again with the consent of senate) 4. Appoints public ministers and consuls (with the consent of senate) 5. Can reject or accept the judges of the supreme court (with the consent of senate) 6. Can appoint basically any officer that is ranked below him with the consent of the senate 7. Can fill up vacancies during the recess of the senate Legislative - Senate and Congress Having the power to make laws: "the country's supreme legislative body". 1. To regulate interstate commerce, commerce with other nations, and commerce with Native Americans 2. To make a system of laws for immigration 3. To make a system of laws for bankruptcies 4. To make a system of law for patents and copyrights 5. To create a system for taxes and regulate that system 6. To regulate our military system Judicial - Courts 1.Interpreting the laws 2. Protecting individual rights granted by the constitution 3. Checks the other two branches so that their is equal power Hope that is more than enough.(:

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