Constitution Set A
a document that sets out the basic laws, principles, organization and processes of government.
the introductory part of a statute or deed, stating its purpose, aims, and justification.
Creates/outlines the legislative branch of government (Congress)
Creates/outlines the Executive branch of government (the President & his/her cabinet)
creates/outlines the Judicial branch of government (Supreme Court & lower courts)
Outlines the relations of states to the federal government as well as to each other
Details the method for amending the Constitution
The Constitution is the supreme law and assumes all debts under the A.O.C.
Details the process for ratifying the Constitution
An article added to the U.S. Constitution (there are 27 total)