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Law-making Branch
Law-enforcing Branch
Law-interpreting Branch
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 __"
"1st Constitution"?
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

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