Federal Government Similarities

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Many similarities and differences exists between our state and federal governments, The Federal Government’s foreword states all Federal Government will have total control of justice, safety, and freedom of the entire United States, rather than each state individually. As the history books states, America was founded on a specific type of government termed federalism, defined as its power is divided between the state (local) governments, and the federal government. Every state has its own Constitution, that is derived from the US Constitution. The State Government oversees the duties described within its Constitution, but shall not disagree with any amendment within the United States Constitution. The Federal Government Segway into three…show more content…
The Senate and the House consists of 100 members, 35 and 65 respectively. Legislative Branches main job is to deliberate proposals brought to their attention by the Governor, or the Legislative members. The Legislative Branch will approve or deny the proposals, then create and pass laws. They will also approve the state budget and write articles of impeachment should the need arise. The Legislature also initiates all the tax legislation needed for the state taxes. The members of the Senate members are normally in tenure for four years, while the members of the House serve shorter terms, approximately two years. Together the two chambers form the Legislative Branch which create state laws and take care of all sorts of Legislative…show more content…
These members chosen by the President are named Justices. Justices terms are for life, meaning they are a Justice until either 1. Death. 2. Retirement. or 3. Impeachment by the House of Representatives and Conviction by the Senate. Usually, the Judicial Branch is led by the highest court of the state (Supreme Court). The Supreme Courts focus is correcting errors that are made in courts below the Supreme Court, and in cases that must do with the consistency of court rulings in regard to the Constitution. Exactly how the judicial branch is set up varies from state to state, and is determined by the states constitution or the Legislative Branch, depending on the State. Congress is given the power through the Constitution to decide how many justices there are in the Supreme Court, and to create courts below the Supreme Court, to take the easier cases. In almost every state their Congress has established what we call the ‘district courts’, which try many of the federal cases, and Congress has established 13 ‘courts of appeals’, which review the district court cases that are
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