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Structure of the Constitution

The Constitution has three main parts which include the Preamble, Articles, and Amendments.
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Preamble
INTRODUCTION to the Constitution
Articles
Lay out the STRUCTURE of our GOVERNMENT
Amendments
CHANGES to the Constitution
Article 1
The article that creates the LEGISLATIVE Branch
Article 2
The article that creates the EXECUTIVE Branch
Article 3
The article that creates the JUDICIAL Branch
2/3
It takes this fraction of CONGRESS to PROPOSE an amendment
3/4
It takes this fraction of the total STATE legislatures to RATIFY an amendment
Ratify
APPROVAL of an amendment or law
Proposal
Means to introduce an amendment for a change to the Constitution
Preamble
Beginning of the Constitution that starts with "We the People..."
Preamble
Explains the goals and purpose of the Constitution
Articles
Which part of the Constitution claims that it is the "supreme law of the land"
Amendments
The Bill of Rights is made up of the first 10 ________.
Amendments
____________ to the Constitution are difficult because of how important the document is to the structure of our government
States
Level of government that has the final say on whether or not an amendment is accepted
Constitution
Document that is the blueprint for our government
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