Constitution

1st Amendment

Freedom of speech, religion, press etc.

2nd Amendment

Right to keep and bear arms.

3rd Amendment

The conditions for quartering soldiers.

4th Amendment

Right of search and seizure.

5th Amendment

Double jeopardy, do not have to testify against self.

6th Amendment

Right to a speedy trial.

7th Amendment

Right to trial by jury.

8th Amendment

No cruel punishment.

9th Amendment

Common sense amendment.

10th Amendment

Rights of the states under the constitution.

11th Amendment

Individual cannot sue a state in a federal court.

12th Amendment

Separate ballots for President and Vice President.

13th Amendment

Abolish slavery.

14th Amendment

If you are born or naturalized in the U.S. then you are a citizen of the U.S.

15th Amendment

You cannot prevent a person from voting based on race, color, or creed.

Preamble

Introduction to the Constitution.

How many articles are in the Constitution?

7

How many branches in government?

3

How many times has the Constitution been amended?

27

Three branches of government?

Legislative, Executive, Judicial.

The first 10 amendments of the constitution are called?

The Bill of Rights.

Main job of the legislature?

Make laws.

What are the two houses of the legislature called?

The Congress.

Name the two houses of Congress.

The House of Representatives and The Senate.

1st Article

Legislative Branch

2nd Article

Executive Branch

3rd Article

Judicial Branch

Main job of Executive branch?

Enforce laws

Leader of Executive Branch?

President

How long is the term of office for the President?

4 years

Number of supreme court judges

9

Appoints the SC judges

President

Approves the SC judges

Senate

Term of a Supreme Court Judge

Life appointment

Number of states that had to ratify the Constitution for it to be accepted

9 states

Extradite

To return a fugitive to the place where the alleged crime took place

Fraction of Congress and States to approve an amendment

2/3 Congress, 3/4 states

Main job of the Supreme Court

Tests laws for constitutionality