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Constitution

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Prezi By: Madison Jordan The Constitution Article 1 Article 2 Article 5 Article 4 Article 6 Article 3 Article 7 I,3,2 For every two years one third of senators run for reelection. If there are like vacancies the governor of a state chooses a senator to fill in between elections. I,1,1 All legislative power is now in congress. I,2,1 House of Representatives members can be reelected after the term of two years. I,2,2 You have to be at least 25 years of age to run and live in the state you want to represent for at least 7 years. I,2,3 The number of representatives your state gets is based on population that's why we have a census every 10 years. I,2,4 The governor gets to pick the next representative if there is a vacancy in the house of representative in there state. I,2,5 The house of representatives elect a speaker and they get to choose if a federal official should be impeached. I,3,1 There are two senators per each state there term is for six years each senator gets one vote. I,3,3 You have to be at least of the age of 30 and an us citizen for at least 9 years. I,3,4 The president of the senate is the vice president of the United States. I,3,5 If the vice president is absence the senate chose another officer to take the vice presidents spot for that day. I,3,6 The senate can try for all impeachment but the chief of justice decides only when two thirds of the senate is there to vote. I,3,7 If you are impeached then you get removed from office and lose your honor,trust and profit under the United States. I,4,1 Congress can decide the place,when and time when they will have an election for house of representatives and senate. I,4,2 The Congress should at least assemble once a year it usually happens on the first Monday is December. I,5,1 Each house decides weather or not a member has the qualifications. They also chose what they do when the members of the congress or house is absent. I,5,2 Each house may determine there rules and regulations. If the house feel the needs to expel a member the need 2/3 of the house there. I,5,3 Each house should keep records or journals on how many people vote yea or nay. I,5,4 Both houses have to meet in the same city. Neither house can stop a meeting for more that 3 days. I,6,1 Congress decides its salary for its members. while congress is in session members are free from arrest from civil cases. I,6,2 A member of congress can only one job in federal government also vice versa if you already have a job in another branch of government you can not serve at the same time in congress. I,7,1 Raising taxes or revenues is through the house of representatives but the senate can change what the house came up with. I,7,2 A bill becomes a law by being voted on by both the senate and house of representatives then in gets sent to the president. If the president signs the bill then it becomes a law. But if he veto the bill then it gets sent back down to the capital building to either be revised or the can over ride the veto. I,7,3 Every resolution that the house or senate makes has to be appointed to the president if he agrees good if he disagrees then senate and house need two thirds to agree to override the president's decision. I,8,1-18 1. The power to create taxes. 2.Allowed to borrow money under the credit of the United States. 3.Allowed to regulate commerce with foreign nations. 4.Allowed to establish uniform laws about bankruptcies.
5.To change the value look shape and size of coin value.
6. to set punishments on counterfeit money and coins.
7.To establish post offices and roads.
8.Allowed to give rights to investors and writers.
9.To constitute tribunals inferiors to the Supreme Court.
10.To define and piracy or felonies committed on high seas.
11.the power to declare wars and make up rules on land and sea.
12.To raise and support armies but no money should be used longer than 2 years or a term.
13. To provide or maintain the navy.
14.To make regulations of land and naval forces.
15.To provide forces to the militia to execute the laws of the union.
16.To organize,provide and discipline the militias.
17.To exercise exclusive legislation.
18.Gives congress the power to make laws. I,9,1 Congress will stop the slave trade in the year of 1908. I,9,2 The Writ of Habeas protects people from unlawful imprisonment. I,9,3 No bill of attainder or ex post facto law shall be passed. I,9,4 No capitation or direct on taxes should be laid unless because of census or other things. I,9,5 No tax on exports on articles from state to state. I,9,6 There should be no special preference on trade by any regulation of commerce or revenue to ports. I,9,7 Money can not be spent from the United State treasury with out being approved by congress. I,9,8 There should be no titles of nobility in the United States. I,10,1 States should not act like there own nation so no making treaties or coining money. I,10,2 You can not charge taxes on imports or exports without the consent of congress. I,10,3 States can not have army or navy with out consent of congress. 2,1,1 All executive power should belong to the President and the Vice President. 2,1,2 The electoral college is based on senators,representatives and population. 2,1,4 Congress chooses the day that the election is held. 2,1,5 You have to be born in the united sates,be the age of 35 and live in the united states for 14 years. 2,1,6 If the President quits, gets impeached or dies then the Vice President takes over. 2,1,7 The presidents salary can not be raised or lowered. And he/or she can not be paid by any other form of federal government. 2,1,8 Oath of office is something the president say before they enter there office. 2,2,1 The President is the commander in chief which is the highest rank in the military. 2,2,2 The President has the power to make treaties with other nations and appoint jobs to other officials. 2,2,3 The President has the power to fill vacancies when congress is on recess. 2,3,1 Every year the President gives the state of the union address. 2,4,1 The President can be impeached by bribery, crimes and misdemeanors. 3,1,1 The supreme court has all judicial power and you can have the option of having the job for life. 3,2,1 Anything that has to do with The Constitution automatically goes straight to the Supreme Court 3,2,2 The Supreme Court takes cases that are to complicated for the lower courts. 3,2,3 A group of people called the jury decide if you are guilty or innocent. 3,3,1 Treason is clearly defined. An overact is an actual action. 3,3,2 Congress has the power decides the punishment for treason. 4,1,1 Each state must recognized official acts and records of other states. 4,2,1 The citizens in of each are entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in many states. 4,2,2 A person charged in any state with treason, felony, or other crime, that will try leave from justice, and is found in another state, they should be on demand of the executive authority of the state from which he left, be delivered up, to be removed to the state having jurisdiction of the crime. 4,3,1 New states may be admitted by the Congress into this union. 4,3,2 The Congress has the power to dispose of and make all needful rules and regulations respecting the territory or other property belonging to the United States. 4,4,1 The United States has guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and which protects them from invasions to domestic violence. 5,1,1 A bill must be passed in the United States Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives by at least 2/3 of them. Once the bill is passed it must be approved by 3/4 of the states' legislatures to become an amendment. 6,1,1 The Constitution promised to take on all the debts that were there before the constitution. 6,2,1 The Constitution is like the "supreme law of the land" no other law passed by any of the states they can not rule over the Constitution. 6,3,1 All government officials, elected and appointed, must swear an oath to support the Constitution of the United States. 7,1,1 Convention of 1788 decided that ratification by nine states should be enough to allow the new Constitution to take effect. The Amendments First Freedom of speech,assembly,press,religion and petition. Second Bearing arms- a well-regulated militia being necessary to security of a free state the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Third Quartering of troops-no soldier should be in time of peace, be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner,nor in time of war but manner to be prescribed by law. Fourth Searches- People have the right to protect there personal belongings but to go through your house you have to get a warrant. Fifth The government is not aloud to execute you with out a warrant. Double Jeopardy means you can not be charged for the same crime which means you can plead the fifth Sixth They have to give you a fair and speedy trial impartial jury means that cant be on either side. Seventh You can sue people as long as it is over 20 dollars. Eighth Bail is where you can get out of jail. Ninth The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, should not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. Tenth The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people Eleventh The judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state. Twelfth Allows each elector to pick a president candidate and a vice president candidate. Thirteenth Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Fourteenth Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside Section 2. Representatives shall be apportioned among the several states according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each state, excluding Indians not taxed. Section 3. No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States Section 4. The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion Section 5. The Congress shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article. Fifteenth Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Sixteenth The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and without regard to any census or enumeration. Seventeenth The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and without regard to any census or enumeration. Eighteenth The Congress and the several states shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Nineteenth The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.

Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Twentieth The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20Th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January. Twenty First The transportation or importation into any state, territory, or possession of the United States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors, in violation of the laws thereof, is hereby prohibited. Twenty Second Twenty Third No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once. A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a state, but in no event more than the least populous state Twenty Fourth The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President Twenty Fifth In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President. Twenty Sixth The right of citizens of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older, to vote, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of age. Twenty Seventh No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened.
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