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Articles I - VII

All seven articles of U.S. Constitution

Describes the Legislative Branch Article I
Describes the Executive Branch Article II
Describes the Judicial Branch Article III
All states must honor the laws, records, and court decisions of each state Article IV
Outlines the system of adding or changing an amendment Article V
The Constitution is the supreme law of the land; if the state and federal laws conflict, the federal law overrides the state law Article VI
Ratification; 9 out of 13 states required to ratify the Constitution in 1787 to become law Article VII
What does domestic tranquility mean? Peace within the country
What does posterity mean? Future generations
What does ordain mean? Make legal
How many members are in the House of Representatives? 435
What is the term length for a member of the House of Representatives? 2 years
What are the 2 requirements to be elected to the House of Representatives? 25 years old & at least 7 years as a citizen
How many members are in the Senate? 100
What is the term length for a member of the Senate? 6 years
What are the 2 requirements to be elected to the Senate? 30 years old & at least 9 years as a citizen
What is the term length for the President? 4 years
What are the 3 requirements to be elected as President? 35 years old, lived in the country for 14 years, & must be born in U.S.
How many votes are required in Congress to override a Presidential veto? 2/3 vote
What does ratify mean? to sign and give formal consent to; approve
Created by: veroncia.crim
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