Crib Sheet on Constitution

Crib Sheet on Constitution - Professor Hollands Crib Sheet...

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Professor Holland’s Crib Sheet for the Constitution Checks and balance Within the predominant branch Between branches—the graphic Between levels Senate, election of Senators Electoral College State initiated amendment process National government Supreme but limited (later affirmed by the 10 th Amendment) The Articles 1—Legislative House 25 years old Proportional—every two years (2 year term) 3/5ths clause Based on census Sole Power of Impeachment Only house to raise revenue bills (section 7) Senate Two Senators every state Six year terms (elections staggered every two years) 30 years old Try Impeachments Both Everything sent to the President Can’t hold executive office (end of section 6) Override veto: 2/3 “Pocket veto” Powers: Tax/tarrif, borrow money, foreign trade, citizenship, bankruptcy law, coin money, postal system, patents, maritime law, declare war, raise armed forces, rule the district of Columbia, pass all laws “necessary and proper Regulations Slave trade protected until 1808
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course ECON 110 taught by Professor Vernon during the Winter '07 term at BYU.

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