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  • The legislative branch The House of Representatives The Senate Organization of the Congress Powers granted to Congress Powers forbidden to Congress Powers forbidden to states
  • Consists 4 Sections that explain the powers of the executive branch of the government and how to impeach the president.
  • This article explains the powers of the Supreme court.
  • States have rights. The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion;
  • How to amend the constitution.
  • The new government will pay all its debts AND the national government has SUPREMACY which means that when the state laws conflict with national laws, the national laws are superior And to be valid a national law must follow the Constitution
  • Nine of the thirteen states must ratify the constitution before it become law.

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  • The Constitution of the United States of America
  • Preamble
    • We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
  • Article 1 View slide
  • Article 2 View slide
  • Article 3
  • Article 4
  • Article 5
    • The Congress, whenever two thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution, or, on the application of the legislatures of two thirds of the several states, shall call a convention for proposing amendments, which, in either case, shall be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of this Constitution, when ratified by the legislatures of three fourths of the several states, or by conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other mode of ratification may be proposed by the Congress; provided that no amendment which may be made prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any manner affect the first and fourth clauses in the ninth section of the first article; and that no state, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate.
  • Article 6
  • Article 7
    • Ratifying the Constitution
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