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The Executive Branch: Carrying Out and Enforcing Laws


This book focuses primarily on the president's role in government and the choices and considerations afforded by this position, such as the formation of a cabinet and the power to create executive orders. By illuminating both high and low points in this historic position, the reader gains a sense of the intricacies of this nation's system of checks and balances, and how differences in style have influenced the direction of history. By featuring the stories of the women and men surrounding the president, this book creates a well-rounded depiction of this branch of the U.S. government.

Series: Checks and Balances in the U.S. Government

Interest Level: Grades 7-12

Guided Reading Level: Z

Lexile Level: 1400

ISBN: 9781538301647 (Print)  9781538301661 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2019

Pages: 128

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