Presentation on theme: "Article IV: The States and the Federal Government"— Presentation transcript:
1Article IV: The States and the Federal Government Found in the Constitution
2Article IV, Section 1All states must respect the laws and court rulings of all other statesCongress shall make rules that will ensure that this happens
3Article IV, Section 2, clause 1 The citizens in each state have the same rights as citizens of other states.
4Article 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.
5Article 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)
6Article 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.
7Article 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)
8Article 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.