The purposes of government include maintenance of a social order, providing public services, providing national protection and making national economic decisions. Generally, governments arise from an ideology of sovereig... More »

The main purpose of the judicial branch of the government is to interpret and exercise the law. The Supreme Court is also charged with determining the constitutionality of all laws passed by Congress. More »

The executive brand of a government is responsible for implementing and executing laws passed by the legislative branch of government. In addition, the executive branch must interpret ambiguous laws. More »

The main purpose of the executive branch is to be sure the laws of the nation are followed and that the responsibilities of government are fulfilled. The executive branch consists of the President, Vice President and Cab... More »

The primary duty of the legislative branch of government is to introduce, review and pass legislation. The legislative branch of the government is the only branch of the government that can pass new laws. This is done th... More »

The main purpose of the judicial branch of the government is to interpret and exercise the law. The Supreme Court is also charged with determining the constitutionality of all laws passed by Congress. More »

The State Department specifies four clearly established goals that it follows when making and carrying out foreign policy: to Protect the United States and its citizens, further American interests in the world (such as a... More »