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Civics Stack

Unit 2 Constitution

What is the 1st Amendment? Freedom of speech, press, religion, petition the government, assemble.
What is the 2nd Amendment? The right to keep and bare arms.
What is the 3rd Amendment? The right to deny quartering of soliders.
What is the 4th Amendment? Not subject to any unreasonable searches or seizures.
What is the 5th Amendment? Cannot have the same trail twice, Cannot testify against ones self.
What is the 6th Amendment? Right to a fair and speedy trial.
What is the 7th Amendment? Trail by jury in civil cases.
What is the 8th Amendment? No one is subject to cruel and unusual punishment.
What is the 9th Amendment? All other rights not listed in the constitution can still be violated.
What is the 10th Amendment? States Rights.
What are Amendments 1-10 called Collectively? The Bill of Rights
What are the 6 Big Ideas? Limited Gov. Judicial Review Checks and Balances Federalism Seperation of Powers Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government Government is not all powerful, gets power from the people.
Popular Sovereignty All political power resides with the people
Seperation of Powers Basic powers seperated amoung 3 branches of government that one distinctly different
Federalism The division of power amoung a central gov. And several regional government
Checks and Balances Each branch is subject to a # of institutional checks by other branches
Article 1 Legislative Power vested in congress & Impeachment and president being unable to serve his term
Article 2 Powers of the President
Article 3 Judicial Powers
Article 4 Relationships Amoung the states
Article 5 Adding an Amendment
Article 6 All treaties be fulfied/ state laws are overruled by federal legislature/ Religious beliefs will not effect ant office--
Article 7 Establishes how the constitution will come into effect- Ratification of the constitution
Preamble brief introductory statement of the Constitution's fundamental purposes and guiding principles
Created by: dlamb