7 Powers of Congress tax borrow naturalization laws coin money PO patentscopyrightsdeclare warraise army/navyelastic clausewhatever!
8 Constitutional 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
9 Reserved powers for states Marriage and divorce lawsEducationLicensesConcurrent powersshared by federal government and state governments
11 Article 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)
12 Qualifications for President 35natural-born citizenresident of U.S. for 14 yearsWho can be president?
26 Articles IV - VII IV States admitting new states V amendment process VI “supreme law of the land”VII Ratification
27 Amendments 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
28 Amendments 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