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Mrs. Charles test on Monday
Supremacy Clause
Constitution is the "Law of the Land"
Thir part of the Constitution that contains the bill of rights
someone who writes a new law or plan
Popular Sovereignty
power to the people
decribes the relationship between the government and the people
Seperation of Powers
The three branches of government
Checks and Balances
The duties that each branch is in charge of and must overlook
Judicial Review
Gives power to the couts
when the president refuses to sign a bill
expressed powers
specific powers for Congress
means numbered
the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
elastic clause
allowsCongress to stretch the use of its powers
area of the law that the Federal courts may hear cases about
when a party from a lawsuit request further hearing
executive agreements
When the president signs an "informal document" to end a war rather than a treaty for Congress
judicial restraints
when people in the judiciary branch claim that cases against the constitution claim things that the constitution never meant.
Article 1
1. Describes the legislative Branch, its duties, powers and qualification
Article 2
2. The duties powers and qualifications for president and vice president also the Process for voting for these positions
Article 3
3. Creates the Supreme Court
Article 4
4. Explains the relationship among the states and their relationship with the
national government
Article 5
5. The process for amending or changing the constitution
Article 6
6. The "Supremacy Clause"—Constitution is the law of the land
Article 7
7. Process for ratifying or formally approving the Constitution