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Civics and Ec.

Unit 3 Study Guide

QuestionAnswer
what is the Preamble introduction of the goals of the consitituion
Describe Aricle 1 part of the constitution that describes legislative branch
Article 2 part of the constituion that describes executive branch
Article 3 part of the constitution that describes judicial branch
Artical 4 part of teh constitution that describes relations between states
artical 5 part of the constitution two ways to amend constituition
Artical 6 part of the constitution that describes supremacy clause
article 7 part of the constitution that explains 9 of 13 states must ratify Constituion
Extradition Policy states will send lawbreaker back to state where crime was committed for trial
Supremacy Clause Idea that the constitution is highest law of the land; if national and state laws conflict ; national wins
Amendment a change or addition to the constitution
rule of law belief that every memeber of society must obey law; including government
Seperation of Power Idea that power is divided by seperating government into 3 branches
Delegated powers given to the national government.
Expressed powers of the nation government that are written down
implied powers of the national government that are not specifically written but assumed
reserved powers that are given to the state governments
concurrent powers that both the naitional and state governments can do
Bill of Rights First 10 amendments added to Constitution
Who is head of the legislative branch US Congress
Who is head of the executive branch President
Who is head of the judicial branch Supreme Court
What is the job of the legislative branch The job is to make laws
what is the job of the executive branch The job is to carry out laws
What is the job of teh judicial branch The job is to interpret laws and try to punish law breakers
federalism idea that power is divided between national (central)government and state government
Common Law Body of law based on court decisions instead of written laws
Social Contract John Locke, people should aree to follow rules even if it means giving up some freedom because these rules offer protection to people
Created by: sally_clemson02