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Consider the current Congress and Office of the President.

Discuss how contemporary activities of these two branches of the U.S. government compare and contrast with the intentions of the founders. Use specific examples, and include support from at least 3 sources, 1 of which can be your textbook. Your examination of the topic should include information about the following:

  • Structure and makeup of Congress
  • Differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate
  • Powers granted to Congress and the President under the Constitution
  • Checks and balances of power, considering Congress, the President, and the judiciary
  • Roles and responsibilities of the President
  • Evolution of presidential power
  • How bills become laws

Format your assignment as one of the following:

  • 12- to 15-slide presentation with detailed speaker notes

Include citations for all unoriginal ideas, facts, or definitions in an APA-formatted reference list. Do not use Wikipedia, Quora, Yahoo Questions or other crowdsourced websites as references.


the book  is American Government VST Interactive OpenStax

Glen Krutz, Sylvie Waskiewicz




apa format

APA Reference & Citation Formatting Template

This template is not exhaustive, for more detail information see this helpful website:https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html

*** copyright dates for online sources are not publication dates, if there is no publication date, use “n.d.” which stands for “no date”***

Webpage with author:

Author, A. A. & Author B. B. (Year). Title of article in lowercase. Retrieved from https://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Or 

Author, A. A. & Author B. B. (Year, Month Day). Title of article in lowercase. Newspaper Name. Retrieved from https://www.someaddress.com/full/url

and the in-text citation for both is (Author & Author, Year)

Webpage (.com) article with no author:

Title of article in lowercase. (Year). Page name (e.g. CNN politics). Retrieved from https://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

and the in-text citation is (“Title of Article in Uppercase,” Year)

**Website Staff/Editors from .com sites are not authors.

Webpage (.org/.gov/.edu) article with no author:

Agency Name. (Year). Title of article. Retrieved from http://www.agency.gov

and the in-text citation is (Agency Name, Year)

Journal Article:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year, Month Day). Title of article in lowercase. Title of Online Periodical, volume number(issue number), pp-pp. Retrieved from https://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

and the in-text citation is (Author & Author, Year)

Book:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year, Month Day). Title of book: Capital letter also for subtitle (3rd ed). Location: Publisher.

and the in-text citation is (Author & Author, Year)

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