USA Civic - Government - Federal - The United States of America

The United States government is a federal republic set up by a Constitution adopted in 1787 by a Constitutional Convention; The federal government consists of three branches--executive, legislative, and judicial--which operate according to a system of checks and balances against each other and checks on their power set forth in the Constitution to protect the individual
  • Executive: The White House; portal to US Executive branch including the Presidential Cabinet, Vice President, and Executive Office of the President; the President also serves as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces; the President is elected by votes of an electoral college
  • Senate: US Senate; part of the bicameral US Congress; citizens from each US state elect two senators to represent their interests for a six-year term
  • House: US House of Representatives; part of the bicameral US Congress; citizens from each US congressional district elect a person to represent their interests in the House for a two-year term
  • Supreme Ct: The Supreme Court of the United States; consists of a Chief Justice and eight associate justices appointed by the President
  • Federal Cts: Portal to US Courts; includes US Supreme Court, US Courts of Appeals, US Disctrict Courts, and US Bankruptcy Courts; federal judges are appointed by the President for life
  • The US government's official web portal; attempts to provide a directory and search service to all federal government information as well as state government information; provided by the Federal Citizen Information Center, Office of Citizen Services and Communications, US General Services Administration
  • Thomas: Legislative portal; gives access to US Congressional legislative information; includes search by bill number or keyword
  • Fraud Report: Report fraud against the federal government and you may be entitled to a monetary reward; based on the False Claims Act; qui tam pro domino rege quam pro se ipso in hac parte sequiter
Is something missing or incorrect? Please send a correction.
Coupon Codes save you money! You can find and use codes to get discounts on many purchases. See the big list of coupon codes on my site, where you'll find hundreds of special codes, from merchants of all kinds--books, music, clothing, supplies, and more!
Save this page to any social bookmarking site! Share · Search · Market · Directory
2015-12-16 · John December · Contact · Terms of Use © December Communications, Inc.