The Role Of The Government

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The Role of the Government Demisha L. Crawford LAW/562 July 27th, 2015 Professor: Carmina Perez-Fowler Introduction Today’s assignment will focus on a discussion with a Founding Father by the name of Benjamin Franklin regarding the role of the government. The topic of the discussion is the current state of the federalist of the government, the different branches, functions, structural, and political characteristics, federal powers and exclusive powers. At the end of this assignment Benjamin Franklin will have knowledge of how the government operates in the 21st century. Explain the roles of the various branches of government, their administrative functions, and their structural and political characteristics Mr. Benjamin Franklin, the first topic of discussion is the roles of the various branches of government, and they are as follows, the legislative, executive, and judicial. The legislative branch is responsible for the laws regarding passing bills, impeachment, and spending. The House of Representatives and Senate also falls under the body of the judicial branch. For example Mr. Franklin, the legislative branch, along with the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott passed a law regarding carrying concealed weapons to colleges. According to Ali Bidwell (2015) with US News, “Licensed gun owners may soon be allowed to carry concealed handguns on public college and university campuses in Texas, under a

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