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City councilmakes the laws for the city

Mayorthe leader of the city


Courtssettle disagreements and decide if the laws have been broken ExampleAlpharetta, GA

General Assemblywrites and votes on the state laws; meets at the Capitol building in Atlanta, GA.

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Senate House of Reps.

Governorthe leader of the state who signs laws and carries out the laws

Courtsmake sure the laws follow the constitution and decide punishment when laws are broken

ExampleGeorgia

Legislativewrites the laws; Congress; meets at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

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Senate House of Reps.

Executivesigns, enforces, and carries out the laws


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President

Judicialdecides what the laws mean and if the laws obey the Constitution
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Supreme Court

City council makes the laws for the city

General Assembly writes and votes on the state laws; meets at the Capitol building in Atlanta, GA. Mayorthe leader 1. Senate 2. House of Reps. of the city

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State

National
Legislativewrites the laws; Congress; meets at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. 1. Senate 2. House of Reps.

Governorthe leader Executivesigns, Courtssettle of the state who signs enforces, and carries disagreements and laws and carries out out the laws decide if the laws the laws 1. President

have been broken Alpharetta, GA

Courtsmake sure the laws follow the constitution and decide punishment when laws are broken Georgia

Judicialdecides what the laws mean and if the laws obey the Constitution 1. Supreme Court

Writes the laws Made up of 2 parts


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Senate House of Representatives

City councillocal General Assemblystate Congressnational

Signs, enforces, and carries out the laws Approves or rejects (vetoes) laws Mayorlocal Governorstate Presidentnational

Decides what the laws mean and whether the laws obey the constitution

national level; made up of 9 judges called Justices; picked by the President; stay on Supreme Court for life meet at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court

Writes the laws

Signs, enforces, Decides what the and carries out the laws mean and Made up of 2 laws whether the laws parts obey the 1. Senate Approves or constitution 2. House of rejects (vetoes) Representati laws Supreme Court ves national level; made Mayorlocal up of 9 judges Governorstate called Justices; City councillocal Presidentnational picked by the General President; stay on Assemblystate Supreme Court for Congressnational life

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Executive

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