Presentation on theme: "Article IV: The States and the Federal Government"— Presentation transcript:
1 Article IV: The States and the Federal Government Found in the Constitution
2 Article IV, Section 1All states must respect the laws and court rulings of all other statesCongress shall make rules that will ensure that this happens
3 Article IV, Section 2, clause 1 The citizens in each state have the same rights as citizens of other states.
4 Article IV, Section 2, clause 2 A person charged of committing a crime in one state cannot flee from justice by going to another state.Return of a prisoner to another state where a crime was committed is called extradition.
5 Article IV, Section 2, clause 3 Slaves and indentured servants could not become free by escaping to a free state.When caught must be returned to their owners(13th Amendment outlawed slavery)
6 Article IV, Section 3, clause 1 New states are admitted to the Union by congress, but no state may be divided into other states without the approval of the states involved and Congress.
7 Article IV, Section 3, clause 2 Congress shall have the power to sell or to give away land belonging to the United States.(Gives congress power over U.S. territories)
8 Article IV, Section 4The United States guarantees a republican form of government to every state in the UnionIt shall protect each state from invasion.Will also help stop riots within the state.