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1 The u.s. Constitution Qua sanders 2nd Period

2 Article I: Legislative Branch
House of Representative Qualifications Age: At least 25 years old. Residency: Must live in state chosen to represent Citizenship: Must be in United States citizen for at least 7 years

3 Article I: Elections: held every two years Responsibilities:
Impose and collect taxes and duties Borrow money Regulate commerce with foreign nations and among the state Coin money Establish post office Declare war Raise and support an army and navy

4 Article I : Senate Qualifications Age at least 30 years old
Residency: must live in state you are chosen to represent Citizenship: must be a United states citizen for at least 9 years

5 Senate Elections: held every six years Two senators from each state
Responsibilities: Choose their officers Have the sole power to try all impeachments When the President of the United States is tried , the Chief Of Justice shall preside.

6 Article II: Executive Branch
Consists of the President and Vice-Presidents Qualifications : Age: must be at least 35 years old Residency : Must be in the united States for at least 14 years Citizenship- have to be a natural born United States Citizen.

7 President Elections: every four years Responsibilities:
Carry out and enforce laws made by Congress Make treaties with other nations Appoint certain government officials Act as commander in chief of the armed forces Veto laws passed by congress

8 Article III Supreme court
Needed to decide disputes between state governments and between citizens of two or more state Also needed for disputes between the national government and a state or citizen. Appointed by the president for life or until retire . Two types of jurisdiction: original and appellate jurisdiction.

9 Amendment I Congress shall make no law against the freedom of Religion

10 Amendment V No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

11 Amendment XIV All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction therefore, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.

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