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Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a congressman. But I repeat myself. Will Rogers
does not mean to fill with rats. Ratification of an amendment is the formal process of acceptance, the way it is made into a part of the Constitution. Ratify
Separation of powers and checks and balances. The two concepts that keep one branch of the government from overpowering the other two,
Amendment 22, 2 terms. Limits the time a person can be President to two terms plus two years.
Amendment 23, vote in DC. Gives the residents of the District the ability to vote for President.
Amendment 24- no tax at the door. Forbids the poll tax in elections.
Amendment 25-the President dead or alive. Presidential succession and disability.
Chapter 11 Lawmakers and legislatures. 11.2: Legislators and Their Constituents Legislators usually start in local politics Constituents: people that.
POWERS AMENDMENTS TERMS MORE POWERS ETC Categories and amounts 100.
Student DescriptionTeacher DescriptionWhat’s New, Confusing, Connection, Question, etc. -Legislature -Constitution -Checks and Balances -Federalism -Separation.
Introduction to Government. Why do we need a government? What does a government do? What are citizens? What are the responsibilities of a citizen? What.
6 Basic Principles of the Constitution. 1. Popular Sovereignty All Power is held by the People The power to govern is given through the Constitution Amendments.
Chapter 3 The Constitution. An Outline Endured for 200 years because it deals with basic principles – not details and it has built-in provisions for accommodating.
Drill # In order to get the Constitution _________ northern and southern states compromised over slavery. 2. What divided the land into “slave”
Separation of Powers When the powers of the U.S. government is divided among the three branches of government. The writers of the Constitution included.
U.S.A. Constitution. An Outline of the Constitution Sets out the basic principles Fairly brief document. (compared to others) Organized into eight sections:
Amendments More Amendments Still more amendments.
PowerPoint Jeopardy Foundations of American Gov’t ConstitutionLegislative Branch Executive Branch Judicial Branch
7 Basic Principles of the Constitution. 1. Popular Sovereignty All Power is held by the People The power to govern is given through the Constitution (Social.
Constitutional Terms Mini-Quiz 20 points. Answer the following questions using your notes: 1) Name the three branches of government. (3) 2) What kind.
Constitutional Chaos A Mr. Spohn original creation. Copyright 2014.
Institutions of American Government Module 4.2: The Presidency Section 4: Impeachment & Succession.
Chapter 3 The Constitution. Common Checks and Balances President recommends legislation to congress Presidential veto Congressional override of veto Senate.
THE CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENTS VOCABULARY MATCHING QUIZ Answers to the Worksheet for Review.
Summary of the U.S. Constitution 1. Preamble a. Beginning of the Constitution a. Beginning of the Constitution b. States goals of the Constitution b. States.
Starter Briefly describe each amendment in the Bill of Rights Briefly describe each amendment in the Bill of Rights.
US Law Process. Due Process _____________________.
7 Principles of the Constitution. Popular Sovereignty The natural rights concept that ultimate political authority rests with the people (we vote)
Constitution 101: An Introduction & Overview to the US Constitution.
The Const. is a statement of Limited Government Govt. can only do those things that the Const. allows. The result is a “Limited” Government.
Six Basic Principles of the U.S. Constitution Basic stuff you need to know about the Constitution.
Popular Sovereignty People give government the power to rule Limited Government Government is NOT all powerful; can only do what people give it power.
CONSTITUTION AND AMENDMENTS. FIVE BASIC PRINCIPLES Popular sovereignty Limited government Separation of powers Checks and balances Federalism.
Constitution Vocabulary. Popular Sovereignty Power of the government comes from the people.
The Constitution Chapter 4. Principles Popular sovereignty Separation of powers Checks and balances Limited government Federalism Popular.
Chapter 2: Section 4 Ratifying the Constitution. Federalists and Anti-Federalists Federalists: Led by many who attended the convention. Stressed weakness.
The Constitution: A More Perfect Union the part of government that interprets the laws judicial branch.
Chapter 5 Section 2 “A New Constitution” 5.2. Constitutional Convention Some people felt the country needed a stronger central government. Called________________.
Chapter 3 Drafted/Signed in Philadelphia on September _____, _________ and known as Constitution Day. Father of the Constitution?
Separation of Powers Three Branches of Government.
Presidential Succession & the Vice Presidency Chapter 13 Section 2.
Civics & Economics Top 100 What every student should know to pass the Civics & Economics EOC Goal 2.
Standard Indicator The Basic Principles of Government.
The Civil Rights Movement Over time, more and more people demanded civil rights for all Americans. The marches, speeches, sit-ins, freedom rides and activities.
SECTION 1 The Six Basic Principles (3-1) What are the six basic principles of the Constitution? What are the important elements (parts) of the Constitution?
Basic Principles of the Constitution Popular Sovereignty By Consent Limited Government Separation of Powers Checks and Balances Federalism.
Social Studies OGT Review US Constitution and Government.
1 The United States of America Constitution Separation of Powers.
Outline of the Constitution ARTICLES OF THE CONSTITUTION SectionSubject PreambleStates the purpose of the Constitution Article ILegislative Branch Article.
House of Representatives vs. Senate. Membership HOUSE 435 members; each states delegation is determined by its population SENATE 100 members (two per.
Legislative Branch House of Representatives House of Representatives (435 members) (435 members) (makes the laws) (makes the laws) 1. Representatives.
PRINCIPLES OF THE CONSTITUTION CHAPTER 8, LESSON #1.
Jeopardy Section1: The Six Basic Principles Section 2: Formal Amendment Process Section 3: Constitutional Clauses Amendments I Amendments II Q $100 Q.
The Seven Principles of the U.S Constitution. Background Info Principle: is the beginning, or foundation These 7 principles (or ideas) are what our Constitution.
Chapter 3 Principles of Government By: Mr. Parsons Learning Targets: 1.)Be able to identify and explain Separation of Powers, and how it influences the.
Seven Principles of the Constitution Objective: Identify the principles contained in the Constitution and the process of amending it.
CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES of AMERICA. SIX PRINCIPLES 1.POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY – people are the power.
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