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1

how many articles are there?

7

2

what does A1 create?

-2 parts of the legislature
-responsible for CREATING laws

3

what does A1 section 2 define?

the House of Reps

4

What does A1 section 3 define?

the Senate

5

what does A1 section 4 define?

Congress must meet once a year at least

6

A1 Section 5

=neither house can adjourn w/o the permission of the other

7

A1 S6

-congressman must be paid
-cant hold any other office in govt tho

8

A1 S7

says how bills become law

9

A1 S8

Congress's powers inc
-power of purse
-declare war
-commerce clause

10

what is the commerce clause?

-A1 S8
- FG's right to regulate trade between states

11

A1 S9

-no law can give preference to one state over the other
-statement and account clause

12

statement and account clause?

-A1 S9
can't spend money w/o permission

13

A1 S10

states cant:
-make their own money
-declare war
-tax goods from other states

14

Article 2 creates?

the exec
responsible for enforcing laws

15

A2 S1?

-establishes office and role of P and VP
-natural born citizen clause

16

A2 S2?

-P as C-I-C
-has a cabinet
-can pardon
-make treaties
-Appointments Clause

17

A2 S3?

-give a yearly speech to nation
-give suggestions to congress
-meet w/ ambassadors and heads of nations
-ensures laws are carried out

18

A2 S4?

impeachment

19

A3 establishes?

-judiciary
-decide if law is allowable/ if it goes against the C

20

A3 S1?

-SC= highest court
-life tenure

21

Article 4?

states rights

22

A4 S1?

-all states will honour the laws of other states

23

A4 S4?

-ensures a "power by the people" govt
-guarantees that FG will protect states against invasion

24

A5?

how to change the Constitution
-2/3 sen and HoReps
-3/4 states

25

A6?

-cements the C, laws and treaties as supreme law of US
-oath of allegiance before office

26

A7?

of the original 13 states, 9 had to accept the C before it could go into effect