Our Government
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Legislative Branch Executive Branch Judicial Branch

The legislative branch of government is made up of the Congress and government agencies.  Congress has the power to make laws. Congress has two parts, the House of Representatives and the Senate.

The executive branch of Government makes sure that the laws of the United States are obeyed. The President of the United States is the head of the executive branch of government. The President gets help from the Vice President, Cabinet members, and heads of independent agencies The judicial branch of government is made up of the court system. The Supreme Court is the highest court in the land.
Ben's Branches of Government Executive Branch     Judicial Branch     Legislative Branch

Government Leaders

Can you name the Government Leaders at the National Level?

Past Presidents & Past Vice Presidents

President Barack Obama
Leader of the country and commands the military.

Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Legislative Branch

Vice President Joe Biden
Vice President: becomes President if the President can no longer do the job.
Elementary PowerPoint on President

Can you name the Government Leaders at the State Level?

Louisiana Governors (PowerPoints) Vermilion Parish Schools

Louisiana State Capitol

Locate Your State Leaders

Louisiana Government Information

Louisiana's Governor is Bobby Jindal

Can you name the Government Leaders at the Local Level?

School Board Police Jury Sheriff   Clerk of Court
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Louisiana for Our Kids Site (Vermilion Parish Schools)

Vermilion Parish Curriculum Site (Correlates with 2008 Louisiana Comprehensive Curriculum)


Vermilion Parish Schools (Louisiana)

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