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1 The United States Constitution
Team Scavenger Hunt

2 The Legislative Branch
Round 1: Article I The Legislative Branch * FIND: 1.) …three requirements for members of the House of Representatives. 2.) …three requirements for members of the Senate. 3.) …the frequency in which Representatives are chosen. 4.) …the length in which each Senator serves before having to run for re-election. 5.) Art. I, Sec. 8 lists (“enumerates”) powers of Congress. List five. 6.) Art. I, Sec. 9 places limitations on the power of Congress. List three. * “All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.” *

3 Round 2: Article II * FIND: The Executive Branch
1.) …three requirements listed for the President and Vice President. 2.) …three reasons for impeachment. 3.) “The President shall be ___________________________ of the Army and Navy of the United States.” 4.) …three positions that are filled by Presidential appointment. * “The executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.” *

4 Round 3: Article III * FIND: The Judicial Branch
1.) “The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one _____________________.” 2.) …the term of office for federal judges. 3.) WHO has the ability to create inferior courts? 4.) WHAT is necessary to be convicted of treason? * Article III of the U.S. Constitution establishes the judicial branch of the federal government. *

5 Round 4: Article IV * FIND: Interstate Relations
1.) “_________ and _________ shall be given in each State to the public _________ , _________ , and _________ of every other State.” 2.) WHO is entitled to “all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States...”? 3.) Art. IV, Sec. 2 describes a sometimes controversial legal process. WHAT is the name of this process? 4.) Art. IV, Sec. 4 lists protections that the Federal government guarantees each state. List two. * Article IV outlines the relation between the states and the relation between the federal government. *

6 Round 5: Article V * FIND: The Amendment Process
1.) What fraction of both chambers of Congress is necessary to approve a proposed Constitutional Amendment? 2.) What fraction of the states throughout the country can ask for a convention to propose new Constitutional Amendments? 3.) What fraction of the states throughout the country must approve a proposed Constitutional Amendment for it to be ratified? 4.) …one part of the Constitution that CANNOT be changed. * Article V of the U.S. Constitution describes the process whereby the Constitution may be altered. *

7 The Federal Government
Round 6: Article VI The Federal Government * FIND: 1.) What does the Constitution say about which law shall predominate if there in any conflict between federal and state laws? 2.) What qualification for holding any federal office is forbidden? 3.) WHO is bound by oath or affirmation to support the Constitution?

8 Round 7: Article VII * FIND: Ratification
1.) How many states needed to ratify the Constitution for it to go into effect?

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