The three branches of government under the constitution are like a… human body The skeleton is like the constitution because just as the skeleton is the structure of our body, the constitution is the structure of our government. The people are like the brain because just as the brain steers our body, the people steer our government. The executive branch is like the nerves because just as the nerves send messages to the body, the executive branch sends messages to the united states. The legislative branch is like your conscience because just as your conscience can over ride what your brain says, the legislative branch can over ride a veto. The judicial branch is like the skin because just as your skin is there for life, the judicial branch judges are appointed for life. The president is like the voice because just as the voice speaks to people, the president speaks to the people. The congress is like the stomach because just as the stomach decides if you’re o.k., the congress decides if the laws are o.k. The supreme court is like the eyes because just as the eyes see for the body where to go, the supreme court sees over all the laws and cases. Checks and balances is like your tongue because just as your tongue checks food, the different branches check eachother. Separation of powers is like the veins because just as the veins separate the blood to the different body parts, all the power is separated between all the branches. Shays’s rebellion is like a virus because just as a virus attacks your immune system, shays attacked the government. The articles of confederation is like the tissue because just as the bones grew from the tissue, the constitution grew off of the articles of confederation. George Washington is like the heart because just as the heart is the father of our body, George Washington is the father of our country. The constitutional convention is like the spinal cord because just as all the nerves meet here to transmit to the body, the representatives met here to discuss about the government. The house of representatives is like the lungs because just as the lungs take in and release carbon dioxide, the house of representative releases the bills to the president.