The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

Informational (nonfiction), 1,492 words, Level W (Grade 4), Nonfiction Series

When the Constitution divided the United States government into three branches, it gave the legislative branch the power to make and change laws, among other important duties. The two chambers that make up the legislative branch, also called Congress, are the Senate and the House of Representatives. U.S. citizens partake in government by electing their senators and representatives.