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The Constitution

AP Government - Constitution

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Which Article of the Constitution establishes the Legislative Branch of the Constitution? Article I
What are the three parts to the Constitution? Preamble, Articles, and the Amendments
How many articles are there in the Constitution? 7
How many amendments are there to the Constitution? 27
Which Article established the Executive branch of government? Article II
Which Article established the relationship between states? Article IV
Which Article establishes the method of amending the Constitution? Article V
Which article establishes the Judicial branch? Article III
Which article established the means by which the constitution could be ratified? Article VII
What article of the constitution established the Supremacy Clause? Article VI
Article IV, section one established what? Full faith and Credit Clause
What rights does the 1st amendment guarantee? freedom of speech, religion, press, peaceably assemble and to formally express grievances.
What does the 2nd Amendment guarantee? The right to bear arms.
What does the 3rd Amendment guarantee? protection against forceful quartering of peoples. The owner must provide consent before one may be quatered in their house.
What does the 4th Amendment guarantee? Protection against unreasonable search and seizure.
The 5th Amendment establishes what? The rights of the accused. It protects against self incrimination, double jeopardy, and guarantees due process of law.
What does the 6th amendment establish? The right to a public and speedy trial, and impartial jury of one's peers, trial in the district in which the crime was committed, to be informed of the accusation, right to an attorney, and witnesses.
What does the 8th Amendment establish? protection against cruel and unusual punishment as well as excessive fines or bail.
What does the 7th Amenmdment establish? The amount of money involved in a civil suit in order to have a trial by jury.
What did the 9th amendment guarantee? Rights of the people are not limited to those rights stated in the Constitution.
What does the 10th Amendment deal with? Reserves powers that are not delegated to the United States nor prohibited to the states are reserved for the states or the people.
What did 11th Amendment establish? States may not sue other states.
What did the 12th Amendment do? It changed the electoral college. Stated that votes for candidates must specify position for which they are voting.
What did the 13th Amendment do? Abolished slavery
What does the 14th amendment guarantee? equal protection under the law regardless of race, color, or creed. Neither the state nor congress are allowed to infringe on this right.
What did the 15th Amendment do? Issued the right to vote regardless of race, color, or creed.
What did the 16th Amendment establish? That there could be an income tax.
What did the 17th Amendment do? Established the direct election of senators.
What did the 18th Amendment do? Set up prohibition
What did the 19th Amendment do? Gave women the right to vote.
What is the 20th Amendment? It is the lame duck amendment. It moved the inauguration date from March to January 20th.
What was the 21st Amendment? It ended prohibition. Declared the 18th amendment to be null and void.
What did the 22nd Amendment do? It established a term limit on the presidency. 2 terms or ten years.
What did the 23rd Amendment do? Gave Washington DC the right to vote in Presidential elections.
What did the 24th amendment do? Outlawed poll taxes.
What did the 25th Amendment do? It established presidential succession.
What was the 26th Amendment? Anyone above the age of 18 cannot be denied the right to vote.
What is the 27th Amendment? Established terms for congressional pay raises. Pay raises will not take effect until after the next election of Representatives.
Created by: monkeykist on 2005-03-30



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