National vs State Government

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National vs. State Branches The National and State Branches of Government are very organized; however, state governments have their own constitution, similar to that of the national constitution, so all the laws made in individual states can’t conflict with the national Constitution. The National and State branches have many powers, similarities and differences. The Legislative Branch is made up of the two houses of congress. The two houses are the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Legislative Branch has the power to make laws for the country. All the laws are written, voted on and discussed in congress. One of the similar things between state and national government in legislative branch is that each house has a speaker. Another one is that members must be an American citizen and live in the district they represent. Some of the differences are that state law is only enforced in states. Another different between state and national is that when they make a law it applying all of the 50 states. Like the federal government, every state has an executive branch consisting of a chief executive – the governor – and a number of departments and agencies. Another similar thing is that they can be removed from office with committing a crime. In some states the voters themselves can take steps to unseat their governor by demanding a special ‘’recall’’ election. Some of the differences are that not every governor has a cabinet, but every state has a number of top officials who are in change of executive departments and who advise the governor on important issues. Another different is The judicial branch is the nation’s court. They oversee the court system of the United States through court cases and explain what the constitution means and explains the meaning of laws passed by congress. One of the things the state and national government have in common is that
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