The Resource American National Government: An Overview

American National Government: An Overview

Label
American National Government: An Overview
Title
American National Government: An Overview
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Power in American national government is decentralized, divided, dispersed, and limited. This distribution of power derives in part from the Constitution, through limitations imposed on the government, the system of checks and balances among the three branches, and independent bases of support and authority for each branch. The report discusses the U.S. Constitution; the separate institutions of the Congress, the President, and the Supreme Court; restrictions on serving in another branch; the independent electoral bases of the President and Congress, including each one's voting system; judicial independence; institutional supports; checks and balances and shared responsibilities in terms of lawmaking, national security policy, executive and judicial appointments, and criminal investigations; and the Federal Government's dispersed and decentralized organization. This report, which examines these characteristics, will be updated as developments require
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DTICE
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kaiser, Frederick M
  • LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
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  • United states government
  • Limitations
  • Decentralization
  • Power distribution
  • Congress
  • Policies
  • Criminal investigations
  • Legislation
  • President(U.S.)
  • Personnel management
  • National security
  • Government and Political Science
Label
American National Government: An Overview
Instantiates
Publication
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CRS Report for Congress
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
7 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227937652
  • (OCoLC)ocn227937652
Label
American National Government: An Overview
Publication
Note
CRS Report for Congress
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
7 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227937652
  • (OCoLC)ocn227937652

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