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Ap Gov Review: Clauses
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Congress admits new states. If parts of an existing state are involved, the state must give permission.
Advice and Consent Clause
Treaties and nominations: President starts, Senate approves with 2/3 vote.
Congress can give permission for "inferior" officers to be set without the Senate's approval.
The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under the Constitution...
Congress can regulate "Commerce with Foreign Nations and among the several States..."
"No state shall, without Consent of Congress... enter into any Agreement or Compact with another state..."
No state may "pass any... Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts..."
A limitation placed upon the United States Congress preventing it from passing legislation respecting an establishment of religion.
restricts members of the government from receiving gifts, emoluments, offices or titles from foreign states
To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.
the clause in the First Amendment of the US Constitution that prohibits the establishment of religion by Congress.
Supreme Court has appellate jurisdiction in cases "with such Exceptions... as Congress shall make."
a provision provided by the U.S. Constitution prohibiting states from taxing imports or exports.
Free Exercise Clause
the section of the First Amendment italicized here: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof
Fugitive Slave Clause
If a slave were to run away from their owner and enter the North, then the North would have to return the slaves.
Full Faith and Credit Clause
States must give different laws and rules of other states the "Full Faith..."
General Welfare Clause
Constitution grants Congress the power to "lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts, and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common defense and general Welfare of the United States."
Each state shall be guaranteed a republican form of government by Congress or the President.
puts a limitation on the employment of members of Congress, and the employees of the executive branch, from serving or holding other office of Congress.
Just Compensation Clause
in the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution that provides "nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation".
Necessary and Proper Clause
The Congress shall have Power ... To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.
This clause says that all bills for raising revenue must start in the House of Representatives, but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as in the case of other bills.
Constitution outlines federal legislative procedure by which bills originating in Congress become federal law in the United States.
Privileges and Immunities Clause
prevents a state from treating citizens of other states in a discriminatory manner. Additionally, a right of interstate travel may plausibly be inferred from the clause.
hey are the offices of Representative, Senator, and President. Eligibility for these offices is defined in three separate clauses in the U.S. Constitution, which recite the requisite qualifications a candidate must possess, in order to serve.
The clause in United States Constitution's Article VI, stating that all laws made furthering the Constitution and all treaties made under the authority of the United States are the "supreme law of the land."
specifically included the English common law procedure in Article One, Section 9, clause 2, which demands that "The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in cases of rebellion or invasion the public safety may require it."
Take Care Clause
This clause in the Constitution imposes a duty on the President to enforce the laws of the United States
private property shall not be taken for public use without just compensation.
empowers the president of the United States to propose and chiefly negotiate agreements, which must be confirmed by the Senate, between the United States and other countries, which become treaties between the United States and other countries after the advice and consent of a supermajority of the United States Senate.
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