Policymaking and the Three Branches of Government

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Policymaking and the Three Branches of Government

The Constitution divides power amongst the three branches of government. This lesson looks at ways that each branch influences and creates public policy through legislation, executive orders, bureaucratic rulemaking and judicial interpretation. Students will view videos explaining these policymaking processes and determine the benefits and drawbacks of each.

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