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Presidential Power

It’s one of the most powerful jobs in the world! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to what it means to be the President of the United States of America! You’ll learn about the three branches of government and which one the president is a part of. Discover why the President can’t make every decision himself, and who he has to help him. You’ll also find out how Presidents spend most of their days, and you’ll learn all about policies and what they mean for the other branches of government. See how a President can make a bill become a law, and find out about a few other powers that the President has — and some that he doesn’t! Do you think you could do it?

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