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U.S. Constitution

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TermDefinition
Concurrent Power Power shared by the states and federal government.
Separation of Power The division of authority among executive, legislative, and judicial branches to make sure no one branch has to much.
Contradict To go against or state the opposite.
Involve To include.
Judicial Review Power of Supreme Court to say whether any federal state or local law or government action goes against the constitution.
Due Process The legal rules and procedures established by law guaranteed by the constitution that the government must observe before depriving a person of life, liberty or property.
Equal Protection The equal application of the law regrades of a person's race, religion, political beliefs or other qualities.
Naturalization The process of being citizens of another country
Administrate To carry out
Diminish To reduce make smaller
Impeachment To formally charge a public official with misconduct in office
Preamble The introduction to a formal document that often tells why the document was written
Constitution A detailed written plan for government a list of basic cause that support a government.
Original Jurisdiction Authority to be the first court to hear a case
Implied Power Authority not specifically mentioned in the constitution but suggested in its language
Popular Sovereignty The belief that government is subject to the will of the people.
Limited Government Idea that a government may only use the powers given to it by the people.
Enumerated Power Power specifically given congress in the constitution.
Reserved Power Authority Belonging to the states.
1st Amendment Prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion and freedom of speech freedom of press fight to assume petitioning for a government redress of grivances
2nd Amendment Right to keep and bear arms
3rd Amendment Prohibits the forced quartering of soldiers during peacetime
4th Amendment Prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures you will need a search warrant
5th Amendment Sets out rules for indictment by grand jury and eminent domain protects self-incrimination and double jeopardy.
6th Amendment Fair, speedy trial.
7th Amendment Provides for the right to trial by jury in certain civil cases according to common law
8th Amendment Prohibits excessive fines and excessive hail as well as cruel and unusual punishment
9th Amendment Protest rights not enumerated byz the constitution
10th Amendment Limits powers
11th Amendment Limits jurisdiction of federal court suits against
12th Amendment President and vice President run on same ticked
13th Amendment Abolishment of slavery
14th Amendment Right for citizen black or white have equal rights
15th Amendment Prohibits the governments from preventing men of all colors voting
16th Amendment Allows government to collect income tax
17th Amendment direct elections of senators
18th Amendment Prohibits alcohol
19th Amendment Guarantees women's right to vote
20th Amendment Lame Duck
21st Amendment sale and manufacturing of alcohol
22nd Amendment President gets two terms
23rd Amendment allows people who live Washington D.C.
24th Amendment Supreme court ban poll taxes
25th Amendment Presidential succession
26th Amendment Suffrage for 18 year olds
27th Amendment Congressional rivers
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