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BemidijHS Constituti

Constitution- Articles, Chapter 2

preamble introduction
constitution principles and laws of a nation
enumeration census or population count
impeachment bringing charges against an official
president pro tempore presiding officer of Senate who serves when the vice president is absent
indictment charging a person with an offense
quorum minimum number of members that must be present to conduct sessions
adjourn to suspend a session
emoluments salaries
bill draft of a proposed law
revenue income raised by government
resolution legislature's formal expression of opinion
naturalization procedure by which a citizen of a foreign nation becomes a citizen of the United States
tribunal a court
insurrection rebellion
appropriations funds set aside for a specific use
impost tax
duty tax
original jurisdiction authority to be the first court to hear a case
appellate jurisdiction authority to hear cases that have been appealed in lower courts
treason violation of the allegiance owed by a person to his or her own country; for example, by aiding an enemy
amendment a change to the Constitution
ratification process by which an amendment is approved
quarter to provide living accomodations
warrant document that gives police particular basis to believe a person is linked to a crime
probable cause police must have a reasonable basis to believe a person is linked to a crime
common law law established by previous court decisons
bail money that an accused person provides to the court as a guarantee that he or she will be present for a trial
majority more than half
devolve to pass on
abridge to reduce
emancipation freedom from slavery
president-elect individual who is elected president but has not yet begun serving his or her term
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