Anatomy of the Constitution
Terms in this set (18)
Approve or pass an amendment.
Carry out a law.
System where the national government shares power with the state governments.
A representative form of government.
Introduce a new amendment.
How many senators are in the U.S. Senate?
U.S. Federal Law
What does the Constitution say is the ´supreme law of the land'?
The bill of rights
What was added to the Constitution that listed rights not already in the Constitution?
What is the term for members of the House of Representatives?
The Legislative Branch
This branch of government writes the bills that become laws.
The Executive Branch
This branch of government makes sure the laws are carried out the enforced.
The Judicial Branch
This branch of government hears cases about the laws and decides what the laws mean.
Discusses how states should interact with each other.
Says the Constitution and Federal law is the Supreme law of the land.
Creates the three branches of the U.S. Government
Includes additions to the Constitution.
Tells how to amend the Constitution.
Tells how to ratify the Constitution.