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Structure of the constitution

  1. 2. What is a <ul><li>CONSTITUTION? </li></ul>The principles, structure, and laws of a government
  2. 3. Why do people like <ul><li>CONSTITUTIONS? </li></ul>They limit the power of the government
  3. 4. What is the <ul><li>C ONSTITUTION? </li></ul>The supreme law of the United States
  4. 5. THE STRUCTURE OF THE CONSTITUTION
  5. 6. THE PREAMBLE
  6. 7. ARTICLE I The Legislative Branch The structure and powers of Congress How a bill becomes a law Powers denied to the federal government
  7. 8. ARTICLE II The Executive Branch The qualifications, powers, and duties of the President
  8. 9. ARTICLE III The Judicial Branch The Supreme Court The jurisdiction of the federal court system
  9. 10. ARTICLE IV Full Faith and Credit of the States
  10. 11. ARTICLE V The Amendment Process
  11. 12. ARTICLE VI National Supremacy
  12. 13. ARTICLE VII Ratification
  13. 14. AMENDMENTS I-X The Bill of Rights
  14. 15. AMENDMENTS XI-XXVII The Other Amendments

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