What are the 3 branches of the U.S. government


  • Describe what the powers are for each branch.
  • Compare and contrast how state and local governments mirror the 3 branches of US government. Do the 3 branches of state and local governments function in the same manner as their federal government versions? Explain.
  • Give your definition of corruption in government. Provide examples of corruption that might exist in each branch of government.
  • Consider your state and local governments. Where have you personally observed more evidence of corruption in government – at the federal, state or local level? Provide examples of corruption you have observed to support your answer.