Marbury v. Madison
asserts the power of judicial review
Dred Scott v. Sandford
reflects dual federalism; slaves could not be taken away without due process;
Gibbons v. Ogden
asserts Congressional control over interstate commerce
Plessy v. Ferguson
"separate but equal"
McCulloch v. Maryland
necessary and proper clause allowed the creation of the US Bank; "the power to tax involves the power to destroy"
US v. Nixon
executive privilege did not apply with the Watergate Tapes
freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly
right to keep and bare arms
no quartering of troops
no illegal search and seizure
eminent domain, double jeopardy, due process, self incrimination
right to a fair and speedy trial
right to a jury of your peers
no cruel and unusual punishment
reserved powers of the states
election of the president; presidential ticket; electoral college
equal protection under the law; due process
direct election of senators
lame duck; January 20th begins presidency
2 terms; 10 years total for the presidency
presidential succession and disability
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limited government ensures order, competitive markets, personal opportunity
belief in the positive uses of government to bring about justice and equality of opportunity
checks and balances; separation of powers; federalism; rule of law; due process; bill of rights
economic and governmental system based on public ownership of the means of production and exchange
constitutional arrangment...division of power between national, state, local government
judges interpret the Constitution to reflect current conditions and values (Sotomayor)
sharply limited government, individual liberty, free market economy
The Legislative Branch; Congress
The Executive Branch; the President
Full Faith and Credit Clause
Amending the Constitution
The Supremacy Clause
Ratification of the Constitution
Article I, Section 8
enumerated powers of Congress
Necessary and proper clause (implied powers)
Those shared by the national and state governments
Those powers not mentioned in the Constitution are reserved for the states; 10th Amendment
factions; need for a Republican form of government
separation of powers/checks and balances
35 years old, natural born citizen, 14 years residency prior to running for office
30 years old, 9 year citizen, 6 year term
25 years old, 7 year citizen, 2 year term
number of representatives (districts) in CA
# of electoral votes needed to win presidential election
least number of electoral votes a state can have
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