Five parts of Preamble - Five parts of Preamble: Establish...

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Five parts of Preamble: Establish Justice Insure domestic tranquility Provide for the common defense Promote the general welfare Secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our posterity Article 1: Legislative Branch Article I is the longest and most detailed section of the Constitution. The Framers believed in popular sovereignty that most of the authority belong to the representatives of the people. Therefore, they gave Congress the majority of governmental authority. However, they felt the powers needed to be. . Article I: Congress The Legislature is divided in a Bicameral system. The House of Representatives-Seats are distributed on the basis of population. Currently there are 435 representatives in the House. The Senate distributed evenly with each state receiving two votes each. Powers of Congress Has the majority of powers enumerated in the Constitution, include: The power to pass legislation Declare War Raise and Support Levy Taxes Approve Presidential nominations Impeach the President and Supreme Court Justices
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This note was uploaded on 08/16/2010 for the course POL 1013 taught by Professor Dr.j.philiprogers during the Spring '05 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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