Last time we saw how important heads of government agencies are questioned by the senate. A senator is an influential politician, elected for six years. There are two senators from each state.
James Madison, one of the Founding Fathers wrote about his views on government. He had clear ideas for the new nation, the United States of America. He wrote:
Landholders ought to have a share in the government, to support these invaluable interests, and to balance and check the other. They ought to be so constituted as to protect the minority of the opulent against the majority.
Noam Chomsky, important intellectual and critic has the following to say about the government of the United States:
In groups investigate and summarize your thoughts on the text you read. Be prepared to present them to class.
Note pronunciation of executive, legislative and judicial.