US Constitution Focus Words
Terms in this set (15)
Introduction to the Constitution stating the goals and purposes of the government.
The 7 sections of the constitution which describe the way the government is set up.
Sections of the constitution that have specific rules or ideas.
Changes or additions to the Constitution.
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the constitution that ensure basic freedoms.
Section of the Constitution that explains the powers and responsibilities of the Legislative Branch.
Section of the Constitution that explains the powers and responsibilities of the Executive Branch.
Section of the Constitution that explains the powers and responsibilities of the Judicial Branch.
The series of steps listed in the Constitution to make changes to the Constitution.
The series of steps listed in the Constitution to remove a President or Judge who has broken the law.
Constitutional powers given to the federal government.
Constitutional powers shared by the state and federal governments.
Constitutional powers set aside for the states.
Powers given to the government based on what is "necessary and proper" but are not stated directly.
Government powers actually stated in the Constitution.
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