7Powers of Congress tax borrow naturalization laws coin money PO patentscopyrightsdeclare warraise army/navyelastic clausewhatever!
8Constitutional protections for YOU! cannot suspend habeas corpus (“you have the body”) – writ of HC requires the person to be brought to court to determine whether she is being held legallyno bills of attainder – singles out an individual or a group for punishment without a trialno ex post facto laws – applies law retroactively to an act or conduct that was legal when committed
9Reserved powers for states Marriage and divorce lawsEducationLicensesConcurrent powersshared by federal government and state governments
11Article II Executive Branch P/VP/CabinetQualifications for officeCommander-in-ChiefPardonsTreaties (2/3 approval by Senate)Appointments (majority approval by Senate)Duties of PresidentMay be impeachedtreason, bribery, “high crimes and misdemeanors”Electoral College (270)
12Qualifications for President 35natural-born citizenresident of U.S. for 14 yearsWho can be president?
26Articles IV - VII IV States admitting new states V amendment process VI “supreme law of the land”VII Ratification
27Amendments Bill of Rights (1791) 1 speech . . . 2 arms 3 no quartering 4 search and seizurewarrants5 rights of accuseddue processdouble jeopardyno self-incriminationgrand jury6 speedy and fair trial (public)8 no cruel and unusual punishment
28Amendments 12 Electoral College 13 free 14 citizens 15 vote 16 income tax17 direct election of Senators18/21 no/yes19 power to the women!yr. olds