What is in The Constitution

Article 1

What is the branch or Article 1?: the branch of article 1 is the Legislative Branch, which is the branch that makes the laws.

Houses of Congress: The two houses of congress are the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Article 1 section 2&3

Section 2 of Article 1 of the constitution is the Hluse of Represenatives branch. A representative has to be 25 years old and serves a 2 year term. To be a Representative you do not have to be born in the USA. Each state has at least 1 representative. Section 3 is the senate branch. Each state recieves 2 senates. There is a total of 100 senates in the USA.

Article 1 section 4 & 5

Section 4 is the congress. The congress must meet at least once a year. The first meeting of congress is the first Monday in December. Members in the congress can be removed with two thirds members of approval.

Article 1 section 6 & 7

The top 1% of Americans pay federal taxes. All bills for raising revenue(Revenue is the incomes of taxation, costumes, or other) shall originate in the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives creates revenue bills.

Article 1 section 8, 9, & 10

The Congress has the power to set taxes and receive the money. If the states don't have the powers the Congress does.

Article II

Article 2 focuses on the Executive Branch which enforces laws. The President is in charge of the Executive Branch. Presidents serve a four year term. The Vice President serves in office if the President is removed. The President is in charge of the Army and Navy. The President has the powers to appoint Ambassadors, other officers of the United States. He can also appoint the Judges of the Supreme Court, and Ministers and Consuls.

Article 2

The State of the Union address is usually given during January. All civil Officers can be impeached by conviction, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.

Article 3

The United States only has one Supreme Court. The Judge can be impeached.

Article 3

The Supreme Court does not hear every case in The United States. The Supreme Court has to have a Appellate Jurisdiction which refers to a higher courts power to review or over turn a case. The Congress decided if a person has committed treason.

All 27 amendments

1st: Rights to religion, speech, press, and petition.

2nd: Rights to bear arms or have a gun.

3rd:Quartering of Soldiers.

4th: The right to Search and seizure.

5th: Grand Jury, Double Jeopardy, Self Incrimination, Due Process.

6th: Rights of Accused in Criminal Prosecutions: Rights to Jury Trial, to Confront Opposing Witnesses and to Counsel.

7th: The right to jury trial in civil cases.

8th: Protections against Excessive Bails, Cruel and Unusual punishment.

9th: Non-Enumerated Rights.

10th: Rights of states and people.

11th: Prevents suits against states.

12th: Election procedures.

13th: Slavery outlawed.

14th: Equal protection of the law.

15th: voting Rights.

16th: Federal income tax.

17th: Popular Election of Senator.

18th: Prohibition.

19th: Women's voting Rights.

20th: Commencement of Presidential Term and Succession.

21st: Repeal to Prohibition.

22nd: Two- term limit for President.

23rd: District of Colombia voting Rights.

24th: Abolition of Poll Tax Requirement in Federal Elections.

25th:Presidential Vacancy, Disability, and Inability.

26th: Right to vote at age 18.

P27th:Congressional Compensation

I learned that the Constitution is what lays down the laws for us people. It keeps every one in control and keeps us sane. The Constitution makes it so that the government stays sane also. Thanks to the constitution it keeps our country from going completely corrupt. The constitution plays a huge role in every Americans life.


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