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Amending the Constitution How do we change the Constitution?
Step 1 Congress proposes a new amendment. 2/3 of the House of Representatives pass the bill 2/3 of the Senate pass the bill +
Step 2 Proposed amendment is sent to the states
Step 3 State legislatures choose to ratify (accept) or reject the amendment
Step 4 ¾ of the states must ratify the amendment for it to be added to the Constitution ¾
Why do so many people have to vote to amend the Constitution? So that small groups cannot make changes that most people do not want!
How a Bill Becomes a Law. What is a bill? A bill is a proposed law. Ideas come from the Executive Branch, special interest groups, and citizens. Only.
ARTICLE V By: Jeremy, Julia, Corey, and Taylor. Main Idea of article v Article V talks about when the Congress or two thirds of both Houses propose an.
How a Bill Becomes a Law!. A bill starts with an idea. Where can ideas for bills come from? A bill can only be sponsored and introduced by a.
Unit 8 – Government Lesson 2 – Legislative Branch in Georgia Study Presentation Georgia Studies.
Articles IV - VII Information in RED can/will be tested…
How a Bill Becomes a Law Ch. 6 Sec. 4. Bills Congress Considers Congress has more than 10,000 bills introduced each term, but only several hundred pass.
House of Representatives vs. Senate. Membership HOUSE 435 members; each states delegation is determined by its population SENATE 100 members (two per.
WANTED : A “Just Right” Government. Wanted: A government that… much Has enough ________ to do its job Has enough ________ to do its job Doesn’t give anyone.
The Constitution is the highest authority in the nation. It is the basic law of the United States The powers of the branches of government come from it.
Bellwork 1. What is reapportionment? 2. List three expressed Powers of Congress.
By Olivia Vidrios. IF BILL INTRODUCED BY A CONGRESSMAN IF BILL INTRODUCED BY A SENATOR Sent to the House of Representative Clerk for an HR# and title.
Chapter Three, Section Three. The Structure of the Constitution.
CE-Notes DO NOW-Bill of Rights Sheet Week 5: Do Now 1.Which branch has the power to veto laws? 2.Which branch has the power to override a veto?
Floridas Legislative Branch. Is Florida bicameral or unicameral? Bicameral.
If men are not angels, what are they? (James Madisons perspective) Why are governments necessary? (James Madisons perspective) Is Madison right? Are governments.
The Canadian Parliament Our system of government is part of the reason why Canada is known around the world as a good place to live. Canada's parliamentary.
How a Bill Becomes a Law. There are two kinds of bills; Public - apply to the whole nation and involve general matters like taxation, civil rights, terrorism,
CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION Meets in Philadelphia from May to September of President of the Convention- George Washington. Architect of the Constitution-
Do Now: Take out homework. Key Terms Representative Government- People elect public officials to make laws and other government decisions for them Ratify-
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Ch. 5 Sec. 2. The Constitutional Convention Nationalists – People who supported a strong central gov’t. George Washington Ben Franklin James Madison.
Branches of Government SS3CG1 The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of a republican form of government.
How many Constitutions does the United States have? The United States has one. Every state has one. Wiki Wiki Some non-states have one. Every Constitution.
Back to Chapter 1 for a sec… What kind of democracy do we live in? What kind of democracy do we live in? So the people rule, but they dont make public.
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How to subtract integers. Why change to addition problem Subtraction is the opposite of addition So we make things opposite.
The Constitution: Structure and Principles. The U.S. Constitution The Founders created the Constitution with the desire to set up a republic, power.
Enter the Time MachineEnter the Time Machine The year is 1787 The Revolutionary War is over, and the United States of America is now on its own to.
How A Bill Becomes a Law. Step 1 Every Bill starts out as an idea Every Bill starts out as an idea These ideas can come from Congress, private citizens.
Reconstruction. Lincolns Purpose for Reconstruction To restore and rebuild the south To reunite the country To pardon those who seceded from the Union.
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