House of Representatives
Bill of Rights
This Article states that the Constiution is the "Supreme Law of the Land"
The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution
A major source of income for the government
the introduction to the Constitution
changes made to the Constitution
This Article outlines how laws are made
This Article says that 9 states must ratify the Constitution
This Article explains how Amendments are made
This Article outlines the responsibilities of our President
This Article describes the branch of the government that is responsible for "interpreting the law"
There are Seven of these in the Constitution
The branch of government that houses the President and Vice-President
The branch of government that houses the Supreme Court
The branch of government that houses Congress
a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory
the powers shared by the federal and state governments
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district
relating to a crime
advisors to the President
two house legislature
a case relating to the rights of citizens
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress
law making branch
an idea for a law that has been written down
more than half
executes or carries out laws
less than half
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict
asking an appellate court to review a case
Speaker of the House
Searches and Seizures
A GATHERING, GET TOGETHER
US CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS GUARANTEEING FREEDOM
HIGHEST FEDERAL COURT IN THE US
A REASON TO GATHER SIGNATURES
Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion and Petition
Conditions for quarters of soldiers
need warrant or probable cause to arrest and search
Presumption of Innocence
Right to a speedy trial
Right to a trial by jury Right of trial by jury of your peers
No cruel or unusual punishment such as torture
U.S. Supreme Court decides what the constitution means
States can make local rules and laws such as divorce rules
federal courts do not have jurisdiction in case against a state
Revises presidential election procedures
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race
Popular Election of Senators
Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors
Equal Suffrage---Sex; Right of Women to Vote
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect
Repeal of 18th Amendment
Presidental Tenure; No President may serve more than 2 elected terms
Inclusion of DIstrict of Columbia in Presidential Election System
Right to Vote in Federal Elections----Tax Payment; Outlawed the payment of a tax as a condition for taking part in elections
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability
Right to Vote----Age; Must be 18 years or older
Congressional Pay; Congress's power to fix the salaries of its members
Counterbalancing influenced by which an organization or system is regulated- ensuring political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals/groups.
The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined/established laws.
A legal document authorizing a police officer or other official to enter/search a premise.
The act of implicating oneself in a crime or exposing oneself to criminal prosecution.
The clause in the First Amendment of the US Constitution that prohibits the establishment of religion by congress.
A political system where the legalized force is restricted through delegated and enumerated powers.
A jury normally of 23 jurors, selected to examine the validity of an accusation before trial.
The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation.
Principle that the authority of a state/government is created/sustained by the consent of its people.
The right to vote in political elections.
Implied by the necessary and proper clause to be delegated for the purpose of carrying out the enumerated powers.
Powers that are shared by both the State and Federal government.
A published false statement that is damaging to a person's reputation/written document.
Fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen's entitlement.
The prosecution of a person twice for the same offense.
Refers to the section of the First Amendment- 'Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.'
The federal principle or system of government.
Powers assigned to the states and the people. The 10th Amendment of the U.S Constitution covers these.
The supremacy clause of the U.S convention establishes that the Constitution covers the subject of the reserved powers.
Make minor changes in a text in order to make it fairer, more accurate/up-to date.
A legal document authorizing a police officer or other official to enter/search a premises.
A preliminary or preparatory statement/information.
Powers granted to the government mostly found in Article One, Section 8 of the Constitution.
The right of a government or its agent to expropriate private property for public use, with payment of compensation.
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies.
sets the number of state ratifications necessary in order for the Constitution to take effect and prescribes the method through which the states may ratify it.
Congress can only make laws that the constitution gives them direct authority over
the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation
provides framework for government in united states states
government can’t take property without pay
stating that all laws made furthering the Constitution and all treaties made under the authority of the United States are the
first ten amendments
the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods
vote of ¾ of the state legislature or special convection
may be proposed either by the Congress with a two-thirds majority vote in both the House of Representatives and the Senate or by a constitutional convention called for by two-thirds of the State legislature
amendment one, freedom of
is the principle that the authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who are the source of all political power.
opening on the constitution
national and state government work together
laws apply to all
amendment two, the right to
a jury, normally of twenty-three jurors, selected to examine the validity of an accusation before trial.
In Congress, 1 of 100
First 10 Amendments
1st says: say what you want (2 wds.)
2nd says: right to ___ (2 wds.)
Law of the Land
3rd says: they can't stay
Half of Congress: 1 of 3
Half of Congress: 2 of 3
Half of Congress: 3 of 3
Before it alaw
Change to the Constitution
Simply, doc to search your stuff
5th says: right to remain __
Type of court for 6th
Type of court for 7th
President of the Senate
Powers given to the fed. gvmnt.
Powers given to the States
8th says: no unusual __
Gvmt. pay for what they take away (2 wds.)
Intro to Constitution
"...provide for the common __"
"...secure the blessings of __"
Chief Executive; commander-in-Chief, ...
"People Rule": 1 of 2
Principle of shared power between fed gvmt & states
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 1 of 2
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 2 of 2
Full Faith and __
__ & Proper: The Elastic Clause
Powers shared by nat. & state gvmts.
To approve an Amendment
The R of RAPPS
6th says: right to a __
__ Clause: nothing higher than Constitution
"People Rule": 2 of 2