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Our Goverment

In the United States of America, we have a government that is a representative democracy. Our government has three branches and they are Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch. When the Constitution was written in 1787, it said all three branches must work together.

The White House, Washington D.C.

The White House, Washington D.C.

The Executive Branch was established by Article II of the Constitution. The Executive Branch is responsible for making sure the government follows the laws. At the National level, the President and Vice President are the leaders of the Executive Branch. The President is also Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces. The President also makes sure that the laws of the Legislative Branch are obeyed. The Governor is the leader at the state level and the Mayor is the leader at the local level. You have to be at least thirty-five years old to run for President and have lived in the United States of America for fourteen years.

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Happy Halloween

100_1974Today is Halloween! I am eight years old. Today is October 31,2011. I am so excited! I am going to be a Spanish dancer! I love Halloween! I think my favorite part is probably wearing my costume. Why dressing up is my favorite thing to do on Halloween is because you get to pretend to be someone else. We are going to go to my church. They have big blow up stuff. I like the slides!

 

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