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Constitution Review

AP Government- Facts about the Constitution

The Constitution
The three parts to the constitution are the: Preamble, The Articles, and the Amendments
There are 7 Articles in the Constitution
There are 27 Amendments to the Constitution
Article I of the Constitution establishes the Legislative Branch
Article II of the Constitution establishes the Executive branch of government
Article IV of the Constitution establishes the relationship between states
Article V establishes the method of amending the constitution
Article VI of the constitution established the Supremacy clause
Article VII of the Constitution established the means by which the constitution could be ratified
Article IV, section 1 establishes the Full faith and credit clause
The first Amendment establishes freedom of speech, religion, the press, peaceably assemble, to formally express grievances
Amendment II of the the constitution establishes the right to bear arms
Amendment III of the constitution establishes that no soldiers may be quartered in any house without the consent of the Owner
Amendment IV protects against unreasonable Search and Seizure
Amendment V establishes rights of the accused. It protects against self incrimiation, double jeopardy, guarantees due process of law
Amendment VI of the Constitution issues the right to a speedy and public trial, an impartial jury of peers, trial in district in which crime was committed, to be informed of the accusation, right to an attorney, and witness
Amendment VIII protects against crue and unusual punishment as well as excessive fines or bail
Amendment VII issues the right to a trial by jury in civil suits in which the amount up for dispute exceeds a set amount of money
Amendment IX says that the peoples rights are not limited to those previously mentioned in the amendments
Amendment X reserves powers not delegated to the United States nor prohibited to the states are reserved for the states or the people
Amendment XI established that one state could not sue another state
Amendment XII changed the way that the electoral college worked. It requires that the votes for president and Vice president must be stated.
Amendment XIII abolished slavery
Amendment XIV guarantees equal protection under the law regardless of race, color, or creed. Neither the states nor the National government are allowed to infringe upon this right.
Amendment XV gave the right to vote regardless of race color or creed
Amendment XVI established that there could be an income tax.
Amendment XVII set up the direct election of senators
Amendment XVIII set up prohibition.
Amendment XIX granted Women the right to vote.
Amendment XX is the lame duck amendment. Moved the inauguration date from March to January 20th.
Amendment XXI repealed prohibition declaring the 18th amendment null and void.
Amendment XXII established term limits on the presidency. These term limits are that one may serve as president for 2 terms or 10 years.
Amendment XXIII gave Washington DC the right to vote in Presidential elections.
Amendment XIV outlawed poll taxes.
Amendment XXV established the presidential succession.
Amendment XXVI established that anybody 18 yrs or older could not be denied the right to vote.
Amendment XXVII said that congressional pay raises will not take effect until after the next election of Representatives.
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