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1 The Six Principles of

2  On your foldable or paper, copy the outline of the constitution filling in the blanks and underlining the words you fill in.  Copy example slide of Popular Sovereignty and then create an illustration to help you remember what it is and why it is important.  Then follow the same format as you research the remaining 5 Principles of the Constitution.

3 © Teachers’ Curriculum Institute The United States Constitution _____________________: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Outline of the U.S. Constitution Use these terms to fill in the blanks on the outline of the Constitution above. Judicial branch Provisions for amendment Relations among states Amendments Legislative branch Ratification of the Constitution Preamble Bill of Rights Executive branch Public debts, supremacy of national law, oaths

4 Article I: ________________________________ Section 1 Congress Section 2 House of Representatives Section 3 Senate Section 4 Elections and meetings Section 5 Legislative proceedings Section 6 Compensation, immunities, and disabilities of members Section 7 Revenue bills, presidential veto Section 8 Powers of Congress Section 9 Powers denied to Congress Section 10 Powers denied to the states Article II: _______________________________ Section 1 President: term, election, qualifications, compensation, oath of office Section 2 President’s powers and duties Section 3 President’s powers and duties Section 4 Impeachment Use these terms to fill in the blanks on the outline of the Constitution above.  Judicial branch  Provisions for amendment  Relations among states Amendments  Legislative branch  Ratification of the Constitution  Preamble  Bill of Rights  Executive branch  Public debts, supremacy of national law, oaths

5 Article III: _______________________________ Section 1 Courts, terms of office Section 2 Jurisdiction Section 3 Treason Article IV: _______________________________ Section 1 Full faith and credit Section 2 Privileges and immunities of citizens Section 3 New states, territories Section 4 Protection afforded to states by the nation Article V: ________________________________ Article VI: _______________________________ Clause 1 Validity of debts Clause 2 Supremacy of national law Clause 3 Oaths of office Article VII: _______________________________ Use these terms to fill in the blanks on the outline of the Constitution above.  Judicial branch  Provisions for amendment  Relations among states Amendments  Legislative branch  Ratification of the Constitution  Preamble  Bill of Rights  Executive branch  Public debts, supremacy of national law, oaths

6 What: The ability for the people who are being governed to have a say in their government by voting Purpose: To ensure the people have the power and the government has their consent. Philosopher: John Locke Constitution: Preamble… We the People, Article IV Section 2 Effect on Life: In our democracy, government can only do what we allow them to do. We elect them and give them the power to make decisions for us.

7 What: Purpose: Philosopher: Constitution: Effect on Life:

8 What: Purpose: Philosopher: Constitution: Effect on Life:

9 What: Purpose: Philosopher: Constitution: Effect on Life:

10 What: Purpose: Philosopher: Constitution: Article 10 Effect on Life: Allows for the creation of state, county, and municipal governments to meet the unique needs of its population.

11 What: Purpose: Philosopher: Constitution: Effect on Life:


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