12.4 Students analyze the unique roles and responsibilities of the three branches of
government as established by the U.S. Constitution.
1. Discuss Article I of the Constitution as it relates to the legislative branch, including
eligibility for office and lengths of terms of representatives and senators; election to
office; the roles of the House and Senate in impeachment proceedings; the role of the
vice president; the enumerated legislative powers; and the process by which a bill
becomes a law.
Source: “Branches of the U.S. Government.” USAGov, 18 Sept. 2018, www.usa.gov/branches-of-government?source=kids.
Source: Productions, Disney Educational. “Schoolhouse Rock: America - I'm Just a Bill Music Video.” YouTube, YouTube, 8 Dec. 2011, www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFroMQlKiag.
Source: ShareAmerica. “How a Bill Becomes Law.” ShareAmerica, 5 Nov. 2017, share.america.gov/how-bill-becomes-law/.