The Constitution Outline - The Constitution Article I The...

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The Constitution Article I: The Legislative Branch Section I – All legislative Powers vested in Congress (Senate and House of Representatives) Section II – House of Representatives – 1) chosen every second year by the People 2) Must be 25 years old and 7 year resident of U.S.; not be an Inhabitant of the State in which he is chosen (when elected) 3) Representative and direct Taxes Article II: The Executive Branch Article III: The Judicial Branch Article IV: Relations Between the States Article V: The Amendment Process Amendments of the Constitution Amendment I (1791) – “ Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion , or prohibiting free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press ; or the right of the people to peaceably to assemble , and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances .” Amendment II (1791) – “A well regulated Militia , being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of people to keep and bear Arms , shall not be infringed.” Amendment III (1791) – “ No Soldier shall , in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner , nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.” Amendment IV (1791) – “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures , shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause , supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the person or things to be seized.” Amendment V (1791) – “ No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime , unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in case arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual serve in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course POLI SCI 411 taught by Professor Downs during the Fall '06 term at University of Wisconsin.

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