henry 400 600 word essay pertaining 3 branches us government

The major branches of the United States government are the legislative, executive, and judicial branches. Write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.  All 5 questions need to be addressed as stated.

Must have a minimun of 2 reliable references (with website used).  Must be in APA format.

Do not need Title and Abstract pages  Due Wed. Feb. 19th, CST

•What are the functions of each branch of the U.S. government? Explain.

•How do you think each component impacts the criminal justice system? Explain.

•How do you think each component impacts the correctional system? Explain.

•How do you feel about the power of a state governor or the President of the United States to grant pardons? Should this be allowed? Why or why not? Explain.

•What significant issues do you think exist with regard to the U.S. government and criminal justice? Explain.