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Constitution Study Guide
2/3
3
4 years
9
the vote needed from Congress to pass a bill that the preside…
branches of government; Legislative, Executive and Judicial
the number of years in one term of office for the president
justices in the Supreme Court
2/3
the vote needed from Congress to pass a bill that the preside…
3
branches of government; Legislative, Executive and Judicial
10 terms
Social Studies- The Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedoms of religion, assembly, press, petitions, and speech.…
Right to bear arms. (You have arms that you have the right to…
Lodging troops in private homes. (Three`s a crowd)
Search and Seizure
Amendment 1
Freedoms of religion, assembly, press, petitions, and speech.…
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms. (You have arms that you have the right to…
8th Grade Social Studies-Constitution
ordain
common defense
Union
posterity
to select for an office/make official
one national army
a group of states or nations united into one political body
future generations
ordain
to select for an office/make official
common defense
one national army
Constitution vocab, Constitution study
Appellate
Impeach
Amendment
Bill
Describes a court that listens to "already decided" cases in…
Bring charges against a government official.
A change or addition to the U.S. Constitution.
A potential law. It is not a law yet, but it has been proposed.
Appellate
Describes a court that listens to "already decided" cases in…
Impeach
Bring charges against a government official.
20 terms
Constitution Study Guide
popular sovereignty
limited government
separation of powers
individual rights
rule by the people
government limited to the powers specified by the people
provides for three branches of government
rights retained by citizens
popular sovereignty
rule by the people
limited government
government limited to the powers specified by the people
7 terms
Social Studies Constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
Declare War
Veto a bill
Appoint Judges and ambassadors
Coin and print money
Legislative Branch
Declare War
Executive Branch
Veto a bill
30 terms
11 Legal Studies Constitution
Legislative powers
Concurrent
Exclusive powers
Residual powers
The legal capacity to make laws
Powers that exist at the same time held by both state and fed…
Powers that can be exercised only by the Federal government
Matters on which the state can legislate as they are not refe…
Legislative powers
The legal capacity to make laws
Concurrent
Powers that exist at the same time held by both state and fed…
58 terms
Constitution Study Guide
What are the 3 branches of Government?
What is the role of the executive bran…
What is the role of the legislative br…
What is the role of the judicial branch?
Executive, legislative, judicial
Carries out laws
Makes laws
Evaluates laws
What are the 3 branches of Government?
Executive, legislative, judicial
What is the role of the executive bran…
Carries out laws
Studying Constitution
Latitude
Longitude
Hemisphere
Cardinal Directions
Distance north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
half of the earth
North, South, East, West
Latitude
Distance north or south of the equator
Longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
13 terms
Social Studies - Constitution
citizen
law
Bill Of Rights
Declaration of Independence
a person who is born in or has followed the law to become a m…
a rule that people must follow
First 10 Amendments to the Constitution that gives rights and…
Document that says the 13 Colonies of America were to be free…
citizen
a person who is born in or has followed the law to become a m…
law
a rule that people must follow
20 terms
Constitution Studies
Preamble
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
states the purpose of the constitution
The legislative branch
The executive branch
The judicial branch
Preamble
states the purpose of the constitution
Article 1
The legislative branch
27 terms
Legal Studies - The Constitution
bill of rights
concurrent powers
Constitution
division of powers
a document that sets out individual democratic and human rights
powers in the Constitution that may be exercised concurrently…
the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 (UK), whi…
the way in which law-making powers are divided between the Co…
bill of rights
a document that sets out individual democratic and human rights
concurrent powers
powers in the Constitution that may be exercised concurrently…
72 terms
constitution studies
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
freedom of religion, speech, press, peaceful assembly, petition
the right to bear arms
no soldier quartering
no warrantless searches
Amendment 1
freedom of religion, speech, press, peaceful assembly, petition
Amendment 2
the right to bear arms
Constitution Study
1
1st Amendment Freedoms
2/3
2 per state
Least number of representatives each state gets
Religion, Assembly, Petition, Press, Speech
Vote needed in both houses to override a presidents veto
Number of Senators
1
Least number of representatives each state gets
1st Amendment Freedoms
Religion, Assembly, Petition, Press, Speech
5 terms
Social Studies - Constitution
The Constitution
amendment
bear arms
attorney
The U.S. plan for government; it had the first rules for the…
a rule or change added on to the Constitution
people can own a weapon
a lawyer; a person who defends you in court
The Constitution
The U.S. plan for government; it had the first rules for the…
amendment
a rule or change added on to the Constitution
CONSTITUTION - STUDY
Checks and Balance
Impeachment
Executive Branch
Senate
A system in which no government branch has too much power.
A tool the legislative branch has to remove the President or…
Made up of the President, Vice President, and heads of govern…
Made up of 100 members-two of each state
Checks and Balance
A system in which no government branch has too much power.
Impeachment
A tool the legislative branch has to remove the President or…
43 terms
Constitution study
Who Proposed the Virginia Plan?
Who Proposed the New Jersey Plan?
Who Proposed the Great Compromise?
Who makes up the Legislature?
Edmund Randolph
William Paterson
Roger Sherman
The Congress
Who Proposed the Virginia Plan?
Edmund Randolph
Who Proposed the New Jersey Plan?
William Paterson
10 terms
8th social studies Constitution
checks and balances
federalism
citizen
Constitution
A system that allows each part of a government to change or s…
When the federal government and state governments both have p…
A person who lives in, supports, and gets protection from one…
A special type of law document that tells how its government…
checks and balances
A system that allows each part of a government to change or s…
federalism
When the federal government and state governments both have p…
Social studies constitution review
Articles of Confederation
North West Ordinance
Great Compromise
3/5 Compromise
The original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which…
The Northwest Ordinance formally An Ordinance for the Governm…
The Connecticut Compromise also known as the Great Compromise…
The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise reached between…
Articles of Confederation
The original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which…
North West Ordinance
The Northwest Ordinance formally An Ordinance for the Governm…
40 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary: Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Ratification
Levy
Founders [or Farmers]
The first attempt by the U.S. to set up a government separate…
Confirming a law passed by the government.
To give a tax, fee, or fine.
The people who provided ideas or wrote some sort of a legal d…
Articles of Confederation
The first attempt by the U.S. to set up a government separate…
Ratification
Confirming a law passed by the government.
16 terms
Social Studies--Constitution
Constitution
Preamble
Amendment
Legislative Branch
The supreme law of land
''We the People" this means that government is based on the c…
-To make a change in the Constitution... -27 amendments to the C…
Branch that makes the law
Constitution
The supreme law of land
Preamble
''We the People" this means that government is based on the c…
29 terms
Constitution Test Study Guide
What were the weaknesses of our first…
What is a Constitution?
What is a Preamble?
What are checks and balances?
it lacked a strong central government and a system to solve t…
a plan of government
introduction to the Constitution - explains the goals of the…
each branch of government can assert control over the others
What were the weaknesses of our first…
it lacked a strong central government and a system to solve t…
What is a Constitution?
a plan of government
Constitution study
Land Ordinance of 1785
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wis…
James Madison
eliminates the Proclamation of 1763 and tells us how the land…
This established 5 territories and how they would be govern.
The 5 territories that became states
Father of the Constitution
Land Ordinance of 1785
eliminates the Proclamation of 1763 and tells us how the land…
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
This established 5 territories and how they would be govern.
25 terms
Social Studies Constitution
the 2 houses of congress
laws will be made by ............. of…
a rep must be how old
a rep must be how long a u.s citizen
house of the reps and senate
congress
25 yrs old
7 yrs
the 2 houses of congress
house of the reps and senate
laws will be made by ............. of…
congress
19 terms
Constitution Study
What does the Major duty of the Legisl…
What is the Legislative Branch called?
There are two houses in Congress , wha…
How many representatives are in Illino…
makes the laws
congress
House of the Representatives and Senate
There are 18 Representatives in Illinois
What does the Major duty of the Legisl…
makes the laws
What is the Legislative Branch called?
congress
7 terms
Articles of the Constitution - Social Studies 7th
Article I: The Legislative Branch
Article ll: The Executive Branch
Article llI: The Judicial Branch
Article lV: Relationships among the St…
This article describes the legislative branch and its powers.
This article describes the Executive Branch and its powers.
This article describes the Judicial Branch and its power.
This articles describes the relationship among the states.
Article I: The Legislative Branch
This article describes the legislative branch and its powers.
Article ll: The Executive Branch
This article describes the Executive Branch and its powers.
Constitution Study Guide
Preamble
Article 7
Article 5
Article 1
Introduction to Constitution. Lists Goals of Constitution.
Ratification process
Process of Amendments
Legislative Power
Preamble
Introduction to Constitution. Lists Goals of Constitution.
Article 7
Ratification process
Constitution Study
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of Speech
Right to bear arms
Housing soldiers
right to be safe
1st Amendment
Freedom of Speech
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
10 terms
Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Great Compromise
a meeting held in Philadelphia at which delegates from the st…
the plan for government proposed at the Constitutional Conven…
a proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal repr…
an agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention esta…
Constitutional Convention
a meeting held in Philadelphia at which delegates from the st…
Virginia Plan
the plan for government proposed at the Constitutional Conven…
41 terms
Constitution Study
age to be elected for the US Senate
length of term in Senate
age to be elected for the House
length of term in the House
30
6 years
25
2 years
age to be elected for the US Senate
30
length of term in Senate
6 years
Constitution Study
Major duty on the Legislative Branch
Legislative Branch is called Congress
There are two houses in Congress
This means that each of the three bran…
Makes the Laws
Congress
--House of Representatives... --Senate
Seperation of Powers
Major duty on the Legislative Branch
Makes the Laws
Legislative Branch is called Congress
Congress
constitution study
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition
right to bear arms
quartering of soldiers limited
searches and seizures regulated
1st Amendment
freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition
2nd Amendment
right to bear arms
41 terms
Constitution Study
age to be elected for the US Senate
length of term in Senate
age to be elected for the House
length of term in the House
30
6 years
25
2 years
age to be elected for the US Senate
30
length of term in Senate
6 years
125 terms
Constitution Study
Confederation
The Articles of Confederation
Central government had very little pow…
Five weaknesses of the Articles of Con…
An alliance of small units of governments, like the American…
What was the name of the United State's first constitution?
Why did the Articles of Confederation not survive more than s…
1) No president/executive. 2) No national courts. 3) No power…
Confederation
An alliance of small units of governments, like the American…
The Articles of Confederation
What was the name of the United State's first constitution?
Constitution (Study)
Salary of A Senator
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
171,500 (Always choose the biggest number)
SPRAP Speech, religion, Press, Assemble, petition
Right to bear arms
Right to refuse to quarter soldiers
Salary of A Senator
171,500 (Always choose the biggest number)
Amendment 1
SPRAP Speech, religion, Press, Assemble, petition
Constitution Study Guide
Definition of the Preamble?
What are the Constitution's 3 sections?
What are the first 10 amendments called?
How many amendments are there?
Introduces the constitution, establishes that the government…
Preamble, Articles, Amendments
The Bill of Rights
27
Definition of the Preamble?
Introduces the constitution, establishes that the government…
What are the Constitution's 3 sections?
Preamble, Articles, Amendments
79 terms
Constitution (Study)
Salary of A Senator
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
171,500 (Always choose the biggest number)
SPRAP Speech, religion, Press, Assemble, petition
Right to bear arms
Right to refuse to quarter soldiers
Salary of A Senator
171,500 (Always choose the biggest number)
Amendment 1
SPRAP Speech, religion, Press, Assemble, petition
63 terms
Constitution Study
1st amendment
2nd amendment
3rd amendment
4th amendment
The right of religion, speech, press, and petition
The right to bear arms
The quartering of troops
Searches and Seizures
1st amendment
The right of religion, speech, press, and petition
2nd amendment
The right to bear arms
15 terms
Constitution study
preamble to the constitution
the two houses of congress
enumerated powers
elastic clause
A. States the purpose of the Constitution... B. Proposes a gover…
House of representatives & Senate
a. Tax and Pay Debts... b. Regulate Commerce... c. Establish Moneta…
allows Congress to make laws that are related to the enumerat…
preamble to the constitution
A. States the purpose of the Constitution... B. Proposes a gover…
the two houses of congress
House of representatives & Senate
Constitution Study
A Bill is a...
Once the bill passes through both hous…
The president also has the right to re…
To override the presidents veto, you n…
Proposed law
Sign
Veto
2/3
A Bill is a...
Proposed law
Once the bill passes through both hous…
Sign
7th grade US Constitution Test Study Guide
Length of one term for senator
Length of one term for representative
Length of one term for president
Mininum age for a representative
6 years
2 years
4 years
25 years
Length of one term for senator
6 years
Length of one term for representative
2 years
7 terms
Constitution Study
President Requirements + Length of Term
House Requirements + Length of Term
Electoral College Votes
Goals of the Preamble
Born in the USA, 35 years old, must be at least 14 years a US…
25 years old, 7 years a US citizen, not an inhabitant of the…
538 total; 3 minimum each with total senators and representat…
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more p…
President Requirements + Length of Term
Born in the USA, 35 years old, must be at least 14 years a US…
House Requirements + Length of Term
25 years old, 7 years a US citizen, not an inhabitant of the…
Constitution Study
popular sovereignty
Limited Government
Federalism
Separation of Powers
people hold the final authority of power. Key words: Vote, ch…
The government is not all powerful, but you can only do what…
Division of power between the national and state governments.…
division of power into three branches, each with different po…
popular sovereignty
people hold the final authority of power. Key words: Vote, ch…
Limited Government
The government is not all powerful, but you can only do what…
10 terms
study constitution
popular sovereignty
popular sovereignty simpler terms
amendment 2 (1)
amendment 2 (2)
the principle that the authority of the government is created…
the people are and have control of the government by elected…
Protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms
The citizens of the United States have the right to own guns
popular sovereignty
the principle that the authority of the government is created…
popular sovereignty simpler terms
the people are and have control of the government by elected…
14 terms
Constitution study
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
constitution
system of checks and balances
A document that set up the first government of the United Sta…
The meeting that was called by the states in 1787 to improve…
A document that describes how a government will work. It also…
The system under which each branch of government limits or ch…
Articles of Confederation
A document that set up the first government of the United Sta…
Constitutional Convention
The meeting that was called by the states in 1787 to improve…
34 terms
Constitution Study
Anti-Federalists
Federalists
Bill Of Rights
Amendment 1
They did not like the Constitution. Thought that it gave the…
Liked the constitution. They didn't think that it was possibl…
The first 10 amendments of the Constitution. A list rights to…
Freedom of press, speech, religion, and assembly
Anti-Federalists
They did not like the Constitution. Thought that it gave the…
Federalists
Liked the constitution. They didn't think that it was possibl…
17 terms
Heritage Studies - The Constitution
delegate
republic
compromise
imports
a person who represents a group of people
a government run by representatives
an agreement that is not exactly what either side wants but s…
goods that come into a country
delegate
a person who represents a group of people
republic
a government run by representatives
15 terms
Constitution Study
How a bill becomes a law
Checks and balances
Thomas Hobbs
John Locke
A bill can originate in the House or the Senate when the majo…
Makes sure that no branch has to much power. Executive can ve…
Believes that humans are greedy and need to be controlled by…
Believes that no single group should have too much power and…
How a bill becomes a law
A bill can originate in the House or the Senate when the majo…
Checks and balances
Makes sure that no branch has to much power. Executive can ve…
77 terms
GVACH Constitution Study Guide
Union
justice
tranquility
defense
"in order to form a more perfect ____________"
"in order to ...establish ____________"
"in order to ...insure domestic ____________"
"in order to ... provide for the common ____________"
Union
"in order to form a more perfect ____________"
justice
"in order to ...establish ____________"
Constitution Study
Artricles 1 Purpose
Article 1
Article 1
Article 1
Functions and rights of the legislative branch
Bicameral legislature
House of Representatives
Senate
Artricles 1 Purpose
Functions and rights of the legislative branch
Article 1
Bicameral legislature
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