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Virginia's Local Government

Three Examples of the Checks and Balances System
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Quiz and Answer Key

First, the legislative branch can pass a law.  The way the executive branch checks that is by either agreeing with it or vetoing it.

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Second, the judicial branch apprehends the laws.  The executive branch checks that by choosing all the justices in the court.

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Third, the executive branch can veto a bill.  The legislative branch checks that by looking at it again and possibly cancelling the veto.

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Sources:

http://www.alaska.net/~lazyj/president.htm

http://www.effinchamp.org/2004_02.php

http://congressforkids.net/games/legislativebranch_veto/1_veto.htm

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Jordan Pangelinan
Period 2