Article 1, Section 1

All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.”


The Senate

was originally intended to give state governments a voice in legislation and the administrative selection of Judges, Ambassadors and Cabinet Members. The 17th Amendment changed this.


The Cabinet

Consists of Secretaries for 15 federal departments created by Congress, plus the Vice President.  They assist and advise the President.

Supreme Court

Article 3, Section 1

The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.”

Federal Authority Congressional Branch Executive Branch Judicial Branch

Article 2, Section 1

The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.”

Federal statutes are laws enacted by Congress with (sometimes without) the approval of the President. They come in 3 formats: (1) slip laws, (2) session laws, and (3) codes.  >>>Click here for more

Federal Statutes

Federal Offices        Selection & Duties

The President

This branch executes and administer the laws of the United States. It can veto bills from Congress, but vetos can be overridden by a super majority vote.

The House of Representatives

gives the people a voice in legislation. It is where all spending bills must start. “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives

The Supreme Court

has final judicial power in Constitution questions, U.S. Laws, Treaties, and more. There are 11 District Courts where most cases are filed and tried.

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Department Websites

List of Agencies

Primary Process Selecting Delegates Electoral College Delegate Rules

Electing a President