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Describe one strength of one of the three branches of government.

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In the United States, there are three branches of government. Each branch of government has certain strengths. The strength of Congress is that it makes laws. Many of these laws also deal with spending money. This gives Congress a great deal of power and influence.

One of the strengths of the executive branch is that the president has many opportunities to get his message to the American people. The president can have news conferences to explain his thinking or his actions. The president’s press secretary holds daily meetings with the press to answer questions about decisions the president has made or actions the president has taken. The president gives a yearly State of the Union speech where he can lay out his plans for the country. This speech is televised nationally and is held with all members of Congress present. The president can also go on national television during times of crisis or emergencies to talk to the American people. No other government official has the number of...

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