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Criminal Justice

Where was the Constitution written & signed? Assembly Room of the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall)
When was the Constitution signed? 1787
What does Article 7 of the Constitution describe? Ratification process
How many state conventions had to agree to ratify it? 9 out of 13 states
Which state was the first state to ratify? Delaware
Which state was the 9th state to ratify? New Hampshire
What are the four parts of The Document? Preamble, First 7 Articles, Bill of Rights, & Later Amendments
What is the Constitution? Fundamental framework of America's system of government
What are three things that the Constitution does? 1.) Describes the purposes & duties of the government 2.) Outlines many rights & freedoms of the people 3.) Prescribes the system for electing representatives
Fourth Amendment Right of search & seizure regulated
Fifth Amendment Provisions concerning prosecution
Sixth Amendment Right to a speedy trial, witnesses, etc
Eighth Amendment Excessive bail, cruel punishment
Thirteenth Amendment Abolishes slavery, prison labor
Fourteenth Amendment Without due process of law
Article 1: Senate & House of Representatives
Article 2: Administration, headed by the President
Article 3: Courts & Judges
Article 4: Relationship between states & federal government
Article 5: Amendments to Constitution
Article 6: Establishes the Constitution as the supreme law of the USA
Article 7: Ratification of the Constitution
Created by: Maitlandcm17