Presentation on theme: "The U.S. Constitution April Hernandez Period 6. Preamble We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice,"— Presentation transcript:
Preamble We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Untied States of America.
The Powers of the Supreme Court Interprets the Constitution and other laws Reviews lower-court desisions
Federal Judicial System Supreme Court Reviews cases appealed from lower federal courts and highest state courts Courts of Appeals RReviewRrRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr rrrrrr Reviews appeals from district courts District Courts Holds Trials
Relations among States National Declare War Maintain armed forces Regulate interstate and foreign trade Admit new states Establish post office Set standard weights and measures Coin money Establish foreign policy Make all laws necessary and proper for carrying out delegated powers Shared Establish and maintain Establish local governments Regulate business within the state Make marriage laws Provide for public safety Assume other powers not delegated to the national government or prohibited to the states State Maintain law and order Levy taxes Borrow money Charter banks Establish courts Provide for welfare
The US Federal Government Separation of Powers Makes Laws Enforces Laws Interprets Laws Senate 2 = House of Representatives Pop. President Vice President Cabinet Supreme Court Courts of Appeals District Courts