Ap government Study Guide Unit One: Constitutional Underpinnings



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Separation of Powers – Each of the three branches has its own power and independence

  1. Legislative Branch – Passes laws

  2. Executive Branch – Executes laws

  3. Judicial Branch – Interprets laws (this power comes from Supreme Court Case Marbury vs. Madison – set dogma of judicial review, where the Supreme Court may rule an act of the President or Congress unconstitutional)

Legislative

Executive

Judicial

  • Interprets laws

  • Can declare executive acts and legislative laws unconstitutional
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