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The constitution articles 1 and 2

  1. 1. THECONSTITUTION
  2. 2. 3 Major Ideas in the Constitution
  3. 3. 1. Separation of PowersThe Constitution calls for 3Branches of Government withspecific duties and terms of office.These are discussed in Articles I,II, and III of the Constitution of theUnited States of America.
  4. 4. Article II Article IIIArticle I Judicial (Bicameral- Two house) BTW, when talking about governments, the following are synonomous: U.S. Government=National Government= Federal Government
  5. 5. 2. Checks and BalancesEach branch of governmenthas authority to challengethe power of the other twobranches of government incertain ways.
  6. 6. 3. FEDERALISM-DIVISION OF POWER BETWEEN THE FEDERALGOVERNMENT AND __________GOVERNMENTS
  7. 7. ARTICLE ONE:THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH1. THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH IS _____,WHICH MEANS IT IS COMPOSED OF TWOHOUSES.2. THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH HAS THEPOWER TO MAKE _____.3. THE TWO HOUSES ARE THE _____AND THE ______. House bicameral laws Senate
  8. 8. 4. MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE ARE ELECTEDEVERY ______ YEARS.5. HOUSE MEMBERS MUST BE AT LEAST__ YEARS OLD.6. THE NUMBER OF REPRESENTATIVESEACH STATE HAS IS BASED ON ITS _____.7. TODAY, THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS INTHE HOUSE IS _______.8. IN THE ORIGINAL CONSTITUTION, _____OF SLAVES WERE COUNTED IN THEPOPULATION. 4353/5 population 2 25
  9. 9. 9. IF A VACANCY OCCURS IN THE HOUSE,THE _____ OF THE STATE CALLS A SPECIALELECTION TO FILL THE SEAT.10. THE HOUSE CHOOSES A LEADERCALLED THE ______ OF THE HOUSE. THISPERSON IS USUALLY IN THE_____POLITICAL PARTY.11. THE HOUSE HAS THE POWER TO ______OFFICIALS, OR BRING CHARGES AGAINSTTHEM. impeach speaker majority governor
  10. 10. 12. EACH STATE HAS _____ SENATORS.13. THEIR TERM OF OFFICE IS _____YEARS.14. SENATORS MUST BE AT LEAST ______YEARS OLD.15. THE LEADER OF THE SENATE ISCALLED THE _______; BUT HE IS USUALLY THE______ OF THE UNITED STATES.16. THE SENATE HAS THE POWER TO ____ALL _________.17. IF IMPEACHED AND FOUND GUILTY, ANOFFICIAL FACES THE FOLLOWINGCONSEQUENCES: impeachmentsVP President 2 try Pro-tempore removal barred from fed. office 30 criminal charges 6
  11. 11. 18. MISSISSIPPIS TWO SENATORS ARE THAD COCHRAN AND ROGER WICKER. OUR REPRESENTATIVE IS _____. OUR REPRESENTATIVE IS ________. 19. IN ORDER FOR EITHER HOUSE TO DO BUSINESS, THEY MUST HAVE A _____ PRESENT. THIS NUMBER IS A ____. 20. EACH HOUSE KEEPS A JOURNAL OF ITS PROCEEDINGS, WHICH ARE PUBLISHED IN THE ____________.OUR DISTRICTSCONGRESSMAN ISRecord Congressional ALAN majorityNUNNELEE. quorum
  12. 12. 21. WHEN CONGRESS IS IN SESSION,IT CANT ADJOURN FOR MORE THAN____ DAYS AT A TIME.22. ______ DECIDES THE SALARY FORTHE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.23. CONGRESSMEN, WITH FEWEXCEPTIONS, CANT BE ____ ON THEWAY TO SESSION, DURING SESSION,OR ON THE WAY HOME FROMSESSION.24. A PROPOSED LAW IS A ____.25. ALL TAX BILLS MUST START INTHE ___________. arrested 3 House bill Congress
  13. 13. 26. A BILL GOES TO ______ FOR APPROVALAFTER THE HOUSE AND SENATE PASS IT.27. A BILL APPROVED BY CONGRESS CANBECOME LAW WITHOUT THE PRESIDENTSSIGNATURE IF IT ________________.28. IF IT SITS ON HIS DESK FOR 10 DAYS,AND THE SESSION ADJOURNS, IT ISCALLED A _____ ______.29. THE PRESIDENT CAN _____(REJECT) ABILL.30. IF HE DOES THIS, CONGRESS MAY ____IT WITH A /3 VOTE. override sits on the presidents desk 2 president pocket ten days for veto veto
  14. 14. 31. CONGRESS CAN ALSO PASS ____, resolutionsWHICH HAVE THE SAME FORCE ASLAWS.32. POWERS DELEGATED TO CONGRESS: A. IMPOSE DUTIES, WHICH ARE _____, IMPOSTS, WHICH ARE _____, AND EXCISES, WHICH ARE TAXES ON _____________. B. ______ MONEY-USUALLY BY SELLING ________. C. REGULATE _____ WITH FOREIGN NATIONS, BETWEEN _____, AND WITH _____ ______. borrow commerce states taxes production bonds tariffs resolutions indian tribes
  15. 15. D. MAKE LAWS ABOUT _____ AND_______. E. COIN ____ AND SET ITS VALUE. F. MAKE LAWS TO PUNISH PEOPLE USING FAKE MONEY, OR ________. G. ESTABLISH ____ _____. H. PASS ____ AND ____ LAWS TO PROMOTE NEW INVENTIONS. I. SET UP FEDERAL ____ LOWER THAN THE SUPREME COURT. patent post offices money counterfeiting naturalization bankruptcy courts copyright
  16. 16. J. PUNISH ____, OR ROBBING SHIPS AT SEA. K. DECLARE _____. L. RAISE AND SUPPORT _____. M. PROVIDE A ______. N. MAKE RULES FOR THE ____. O. CALL UP THE _____. P. ORGANIZE, ____ AND ____ THE MILITIA. OUR MILITIA IS THE _____ _____ TODAY. Q. CONTROL FEDERAL BUILDINGS AND THE NATIONS CAPITAL, ___, __. R. MAKE OTHER NECESSARY LAWS TO CARRY OUT THEIR DUTIES. THIS IS THE ____ CLAUSE. navy piracy militia armies National Guard discipline war arm Washington, DC elastic military
  17. 17. after __________ rebellion invasion appropriating post facto treatiesCongress _____ state
  18. 18. ARTICLE TWOEXECUTIVE BRANCH
  19. 19. ARTICLE TWO: EXECUTIVE BRANCH1. THE PRESIDENT IS THE CHIEF _____ AND ______.2. HIS TERM OF OFFICE IS ____ YEARS.3. THE PRESIDENT IS ELECTED BY THE ____ ____.4. HE MUST BE AT LEAST ____ YEARS OLDAND_____ IN THE USA.5. IF THE PRESIDENT CANT FINISH HIS TERM, THE___TAKES HIS PLACE.THIS IS CALLED PRESIDENTIAL________.6. THE PRESIDENT MAKES ______ PER YEAR.7. THE PRESIDENT TAKES AN OATH TO PRESERVE,PROTECT, AND DEFEND THE _______.8. EACH YEAR THE PRESIDENT GIVES A ____ __ _______ ADDRESS. BORN COMMANDER IN VP 35 $400,000 (See 12th Amendment) CONSTITUTION SUCCESSION4 CHIEF OF MILITARY OF THE ELECTORAL EXECUTIVE STATE UNION OFFICER COLLEGE
  20. 20. Bell ringer 11-12-12 Copy the Preamble to the Constitution, page 248-249. (You will need to be able to recite it by the time you get back from Thanksgiving holidays. You may do so early for bonus points.) Bellringer 11-13-12 Why does the Preamble say, "In order to form a more perfect Union..."?Bell ringer 11-14-12What is "domestic tranquility?"Bell ringer 11-15-12What does "to our posterity" mean? (Answer in complete sentences, please.)HAVE YOUR HOMEWORK OUT!!!!!

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