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Selected Sites for Federal, State, Foreign and International Levels of Government


The U. S. federal government is one of the largest producers of information in the world. Information produced is an excellent resource due to the credibility of research conducted.

U. S. Government Structure

The Executive Branch of the government is responsible for enforcing the laws and regulations as set forth by the Constitution, the Congress, and the President.  The power of the Executive branch rests in the President of the United States.  Answering to the President, the Cabinet, and independent federal agencies are responsible for the day-to-day enforcement and administration of federal laws.

The Judicial Branch is made up of the Supreme Court, Lower Courts, Special Courts, and court support organizations.

The Legislative Branch is made up of the House and Senate, known collectively as the Congress. Among other powers, the legislative branch makes all laws, declares war, regulates interstate and foreign commerce, and controls taxing and spending policies. The following are legislative branch organizations:

U. S. Constitution