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Constitution

TermDefinition
Ratify- to confirm a decision
Constitution- a written plan for government
Confederation- state and national governments working together to make decisions
Federalism- a form of government where power is divided between state and national governments
Article- main parts of the constitution
Amendment- any change made to the constitution
Preamble- State the 6 purposes of government
Articles- Makes up the main parts of the constitution. They describe how the government is set up
Amendments- Rights you have as a citizen of the United States
1st amendment Freedom of Religion, assembly, petition, press, and speech
2nd amendment the right to bear arms
3rd amendment the government cannot use the property of private citizens w/o their consent
4th amendment citizens are protected from unreasonable speech and seizure
5th amendment citizens have the right against self-incrimination
6th amendment citizens have the right to a speedy trial
7th amendment citizens have the right to a trial by jury
8th amendment no cruel or unusual punishment
9th amendment Individuals have other rights than the ones listed on the constitution
10th amendment The Federal government only has the power given to it by the constitution All other powers are left to the states
Executive Branch - Job: Leader: Powers: Job: enforce laws Leader: president Powers: the president is the commander in chief of the armed forces
Judicial Branch - Job: Leader: How long do they serve?: Job: interpret laws Leader: supreme court How long do they serve?: until they retire, die, or are removed for bad behavior
Legislative Branch: Job: Leader: Powers: Job: create laws Leader: congress Powers: declare war, collect tax, borrow money and pay debts, make rules for how to become a citizen, and print money
House of Representatives What is representation based off?: How old do you have to be? What is representation based off?: population How old do you have to be? 25
Senate How many per state? How old do you have to be? How many per state? How old do you have to be?
Electoral College How is each state’s electoral vote number determined? How many electoral votes does a presidential candidate need to get to win the election? How is each state’s electoral vote number determined? The number of representatives and senates in that state How many electoral votes does a presidential candidate need to get to win the election? 270
Created by: harlowse
 

 



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