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The constitution

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What does the legislature branch do? They make laws
Legislature is made of how many houses? 2
Who had to be at least 25 yrs old, and have lived in the state for 7 yrs? Rep
How long was a rep's term? 2 years
Who had to be at least 30 years old, and have lived in the state for 9 years? Senator
How long was a senator's term? 6 years
Delegated Power Power given to the Federal Government
Elastic Clause Gives power to Congress to stretch its power to make laws that are proper and necassary
Who had to be 35, have lived in the US for 14 years. and be a natural born citizen? President
Executive Branch job Carry out the laws
Who makes up the executive branch? President, vice president, and cabinet members
Natural Born Citizen born on US soil, at least one parent is a citizen
Impeachment being charged with a crime
Who makes up the legislature? Congress
Congress is what? House of Reps, Senate
Who votes the president gets impeached? House of Reps
who acts as the jury when president is voted yes for impeachment? Senate, with Chief Justice acting as the judge from the Supreme court.
Job of Judicial Branch Interpret the laws, decide if a law is constitutional
What makes up Judicial Branch? Supreme Court, Lower court (Court of Appeals, district courts)
Requirements to be a justice? none
Term to be in jury Life as long has you have good behavior
How many justices make up the Supreme Court? 9
Article 4 deals with? States rights and responsibilities
A states law will be a law in another state Full faith and credit (divorce, adoption)
Article 5 deals with? How to amend the constitution (fix, add, change)
It takes 2/3 congress, and 2/3 states to what? Call for a convention
In order for an amendment to be ratified, many states must approve? 3/4
Article 7 deals with? Ratification of the constitution
How many states must approve the constitution to go into effect? 9 out of 14
Article 6 deals with? Supremacy Clause
Rep's residency Live in state they represent
Senator's residency Live in state they want to represent
President term? 4 years
Created by: 19millerk