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The Constitution and Bill of Rights by Dylan & Trista

Government project October 2015

trista hilts

on 2 October 2015

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Transcript of The Constitution and Bill of Rights by Dylan & Trista

"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America"
The Constitution and The Bill of Rights
By:Trista and Dylan
October 1st, 2015

Article 1: legislative branch includes the rules and regulations of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Along with the powers and regulations of the Congress. - "The H.O.R shall be composed of members chosen every second year by the people of the several states..."
- has 10 sections
Article 2
The Executive powers.
Rules and explained regulations as well as expectations for the president
- hold office during the Term of four Years
-"Before he enters on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following oath..."
-has 4 sections

Article 3
the Judicial Powers: one supreme court.
-extend to all cases in Law and Equity, arising under the Constitution...
-only 3 sections
Article 4:
The States privileges and regulations
- "The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States"
-has 4 sections
Article 5:
"The Congress shall propose amendments to this constitution whenever two-thirds of both houses shall deem it possible.
Meaning that the constitution can be changed, this article limits the addition of amendments therefore there can't be random changes, 2/3rds of the people in the houses have to agree..."
-does not have sections

Article 6:
"All debts contracted and engagments entered into, before the adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the Untied States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation."
-has 3 sections
Article 7
"The Ratification of the Conventions of nine states..."
-bill of rights.
-27 Amendments
Many federalists argued that the people surrendered no rights in adopting the Constitution. The solution was known as the Massachusetts Compromise, in which the four states ratified the Constitution but at the same time sent recommendations for amendments to the congress.("The Contitution" why a constitution)
Works Cited
"The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription." National Archives and Records Administration. National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015.
"The Constitution." The White House. The White House, n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015.
"The U.S. Constitution." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015.
"U.S. Constitution." U.S. Constitution. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015.

Out of the 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights we agree that the 1st amendment is most important because there is alot to it. It explains all the freedoms and rights of the American people.
"One way that this was accomplished was to seperate the power into three branches... This concern arose largely out of the experience that the delegates with the King of England and his powerful Parliment."("the constitution" the constitutional convention)
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