The Federal Government of the United States has three branches, legislature, executive and judiciary.
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic. This basically means that there is the President, a Vice President – the executive branch of the government, and other officials who act on behalf of the general public, with the law.
Each state with in the US has its own government. The head of the state is the senator. They make decisions on agendas such as education and crime. T
The Senate makes up the Legislative branch of the government.
Within each state there are local governments, some 89,500 in the whole of the United States.
Local governments, led by the governor, serve the people more directly, including dealing with issues such as housing and health and society.
Local and state government have local councils, who are elected directly by the public. The Judicial branch is responsible for the court system. It explains and applies laws.