The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

Informational (nonfiction), 1,978 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Nonfiction Series, Lexile 1040L

The Constitution gave the legislative branch the power to make and change laws, among other important duties. The legislative branch, also called Congress, is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives. By voting to elect senators and representatives, U.S. citizens exercise their role in government.