National Government Final SG

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National Government Final SG 07:55 US CONSTITUTION OUTLINE Preamble Article I: The Legislative Branch Article II: The Executive Branch Article III: The Judiciary Branch Article IV: The States Article V: The Amendment Process Article VI: Legal Status of the Constitution Article VII: Ratification 1 st  Amendment: Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly 2 nd  Amendment: Right to Bear Arms 3 rd  Amendment: Quartering of Troops 4 th  Amendment: Search and Seizure 5 th  Amendment: Self-Incrimination, Double Jeopardy, Due Process 6 th  Amendment: Speedy and Public Trial 7 th  Amendment: Trial by Jury and Common Law 8 th  Amendment: Excess Bail and Cruel or Unusual Punishment 9 th  Amendment: Rights retained by people 10 th  Amendment: States’ Rights 11 th  Amendment: States can’t be sued by citizens of foreign states
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12 th  Amendment: Electoral College 13 th  Amendment: Abolition of Slavery 14 th  Amendment: Citizenship for all born in US (blacks) 15 th  Amendment: Black males right to vote 16 th  Amendment: Federal Income Tax 17 th  Amendment: Senators elected by people directly  18 th  Amendment: Prohibition 19 th  Amendment: Women’s Right to Vote 20 th  Amendment: Presidential and Congressional Terms and Succession 21st Amendment: Repeal of Prohibition (18 th  Amendment) 22 nd  Amendment: Two Term Limit for President 23 rd  Amendment: District of Columbia receives electoral votes 24 th  Amendment: No Poll Taxing 25 th  Amendment: Presidential Disability and Succession 26 th  Amendment: Right to Vote at age 18 27 th  Amendment: Delay on Compensation Changes of Congressmen Test #1 Review The Preamble to the Constitution begins: o “WE THE PEOPLE”
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A Social Contract Theory of Government was proposed by: o LOCKE AND HOBBES 18-21 year olds received the right to vote from the: o 26 TH  AMENDMENT The Declaration of Independence was drafted by: o THOMAS JEFFERSON If the death penalty is declared unconstitutional, many would rule that it  violated the “cruel and unusual punishment” clause in the: o 8 TH  AMENDMENT The constitutional amendment that limits a president to two terms is  Amendment: o 22 The Virginia  Plan called for a national system with:  o A SINGLE LEGISLATURE WITH REPRESENTATION BY POPULATION The most serious disagreement in the debate between large and small states  of the Constitutional Convention was the issue of: o REPRESENTATION IN CONGRESS The division of powers among the three branches of government is known as: o SEPERATION OF POWERS
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