The Constitution

The Constitution - The Constitution First three articles...

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The Constitution First three articles Article 1: legislative branch Article 2: executive branch Article 3: Judiciary Article 4: Relating to the states Article 5: Amendment process Article 6: Treaties Article 7: Ratification of Document 1. The Legislative Branch Congress is Article 1. Primacy Two Chamber: Senate and House of Representatives (the House) Defines qualifications and terms of service of members Powers of the institution House of Representatives The only branch individuals choose their representatives Seats based on population Full House elected every 2 years by people. 25 years old. US citizen for 7 years Resident of State House picks a Speaker Count the people every ten years for apportionment. (for appropriate house member’s representatives) Power of impeachment (to bring charge)
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Senate Two Senators from each state Initially chosen by state legislature. [17 th Amendment] Three classes: staggered elections. (about a third of senate up for reelection every two- years.) 30 years old to serve U.S. citizen for 9 years Resident of state Vice President as Senate President (votes as tie-breaker only) Court of impeachment. Chief justice presides. Authority of Chambers House: sole power to propose revenue bills Senate: sole power to ratify treaties and approve presidential appointments Legislative Powers
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