States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts,Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings;
Give examples of Congress’ implied powers.
National Bank, Military Draft,
What is the purpose of the Preamble of the US Constitution?
“The preamble states
the fundamental purposes, principles, and goals of thegovernment established by the Constitution. Its purpose is to generally define thereasons behind the Constitution, establish what justifies a government, and explain howits citizens have come to cre
Outline Article I-VII of the US Constitution. (one sentence thesis for each article)L.E.J.S.A.C.-R.
establishes the Legislature, including both houses’ terms and
requirements, how bills become law (and how the president can stop bills frombecoming law), limitations and capabilities of Congress, and limitations of thestates.
Article 2: establishes the Executive, including Presidential terms and elections,powers and duties of the president, and impeachment
Article 3: establishes the judiciary branch, including the Supreme Court, term of judges, the kind of cases heard first by the Supreme Court, and what the Crimeof treason is
Article 4: establishes guidelines for States, including admittance, whether one
state has to follow another state’s laws, policies for fleeing criminals, and thegovernment’s duty to protect the states.
Article 5: the process of Amendment
how to change the constitution.
Article 6: deals with the Constitution and the US, including that the Constitutionis supreme law, that all officers swear an oath of allegiance to the Constitution,and that the US assumes all debts acquired under the Articles of Confederation
Article 7: Ratification
9/13 original states
Outline the amendments of the US Constitution. (one sentence for eachamendment)
: Freedom of religion, speech, meeting, petition, and pressb)
: Right to bear armsc)
: People can’t be forced by the army to give soldiers room and
: The government can’t take your private belongings or you
without a valid warrant based on good reasone)
: Criminal rights
—you can’t be held unless you are properly
due process is guaranteed, can’t be tried for the same crime twice, youcan’t be forced to testify against yourself, and that the government can’t just
take your stuff without compensationf)
More Criminal/Judicial Things
speedy trial, impartial jury, theaccused can confront witnesses, and the accused must be allowed to have a