Congress and Office of The President

Discuss how contemporary activities of these two branches of the U.S. government compare and contrast with the intentions of the founders. Use specific examples, and include support from at least 3 sources, 1 of which can be your textbook. Your examination of the topic should include information about the following:

  • Structure and makeup of Congress
  • Differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate
  • Powers granted to Congress and the President under the Constitution
  • Checks and balances of power, considering Congress, the President, and the judiciary
  • Roles and responsibilities of the President
  • Evolution of presidential power
  • How bills become laws

Format your assignment as one of the following:

  • 18- to 20-slide presentation with detailed speaker notes
  • 15- to 20-minute oral presentation
  • 875-word paper
  • Another format approved by your instructor

Include citations for all unoriginal ideas, facts, or definitions in an APA-formatted reference list.

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