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U.S. Constitution

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What are the 3 requirements for House members? Must be 25 year old, an American citizen for 7 years, and a resident of the State he or she is representing.
What are the 3 requirements for the Senate members? Must be at least 30 years old, a citizen for at least 9 years, and must live in the State from which elected.
What are the requirements for the President? Must be 35 years old, a resident "within the United States" for more than 14 years, and a "natural born citizen"
Who gets to decide how many federal courts we have? Congress establishes lower federal courts
Explain Privileges and Immunities. Each state receives equal treatment in all states.
What qualification for holding any public office is forbidden? Religious tests
What amendment prohibits citizens of one state/ foreign country from suing another state? The 11th amendment
The 25th amendment protects? Succession President- Vice President, speaker of House Representative
What amendment ended slavery? The 13th amendment
What does the first 10 amendment also called? The bill of rights
What amendment protected women's right to vote? The 19th amendment
Define Limited Government A political system where the legalized force is restricted through delegated and enumerated powers.
Define Federalism The federal principles of the Federalist Party
Define Separation of Powers An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies.
Define Judicial Review Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional Validity of a legislative act.
What doe the 1st amendment protect Freedom of Speech, Press, assemble, Religion, and Petition
What is the first 10 also called? The Bill of Rights
How many amendments are in the Constitution? 27 amendments
What is the purpose of Article 2? It talks about how the president has specific powers and duties that that are checked by the other branches.
What does Article 3's purpose? To show the judicial power within the US
What is the purpose of Article 4 & 5? It states its concern validity of laws privity of the US
What is Article 6 & 7's purpose? To establish the idea that the Constitution national laws and treaties are Supreme law of the land.
What is Article 1's purpose? It is setting up how the government will be on its own without the Great Britain's government.
7th amendment? Trail by jury. (Unbiased)
9th amendment? Other rights also held by the people.
Created by: CgeetingHMS