What is in the Constitution? By: Kobey Matarazzo

Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch is in charge of the creation of laws.

House of Representatives

They are the ones who make and pass federal laws.

House of Senate

The Senate dabates and passes bills.

Judicial Branch

The Judicial branch of our government is the Supreme Court and other federal courts.

Their job is to explain the laws of this country under the Constitution. They must decide if laws are constitutional.

Executive Branch

These are the people the Executive branch consists of.

The executive branch of the U.S. government is responsible for enforcing laws


1st- Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, right to assemble, freedom of religion, and the right to petition the government.

2nd- A well regulated militia, security of a free state, and the right to bear arms.

3rd- no soldiers are allowed to be living in your home at time of peace.

4th- in order to search a persons belongings or house there needs to be a warrant.

5th- No person will be tried twice for the same crime.

6th- There is a right to a speedy and public trial.

7th- In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

8th- No cruel and unusual punishment.

9th- The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

10th- Powers belong to the states and the people.

11th- The states cannot sue each other.

12th- Electors vote by ballot for the President and Vice President.

13th- Slavery is abolished

14th- No person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.

15th- Any person can vote no matter their race and skin color.

16th- Congress can collect taxes on incomes.

17th- The Senate is composed of two senators from each state.

18th- Liquor was prohibited till this amendment was repealed.

19th- Woman can vote

20th- Two term allowed for President and Vice President.

21st- 18th amendment repealed.

22nd- No person is allowed to be elected into office twice.

23rd- A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress

24th- No tax on voting.

25th- If the president is removed from office or dies then the. Vice President turns into President.

26th- National voting age is 18.

27th- No law varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened.

The Constitution is very important to me. It explains my rights as a U.S. citizen. It shows where I come from as well. God gave me my rights for no one will infringe upon. The authors of the Constitution gave us a list of what God has given us so no one else would infringe upon them. I believe that Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin, and all of the authors did not tell us our rights. They told us what God came up with for us to tell other people so they don't violate our own rights.


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