CONSTUTUTION TEST - 1 In what cases does the Supreme Court...

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1. In what cases does the Supreme Court have original jurisdiction? Where are these powers given? a. They have original jurisdiction in all cases involving Ambassadors and other public ministers and consuls, as well as cases in which a state is a party. These are given to them by Article 3, section 2. 2. What are the qualifications of the VP? What are is duties? Where are they found? a. The constitution does not mention qualifications for the VP specifically, however because he must be able to take over for the president he must meet the same qualifications of president (35 yrs old, a citizen from birth or when constitution was ratified, a resident of US for 14 years). He shall be the president of the senate and take over for the president in the case of his inability to serve. 3. What does article 7 refer to? a. The ratification of the constitution. 4. What are the provisions of Article 4? a. The full faith and credit clause – each state must honor the others’ public acts, records, judicial proceedings, etc. b. The citizens are entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in other states. c. A person committing treason, felony, or other crime and who flees must be delivered up by executive authority from the state to the state he fled from and which has jurisdiction of the Crime. d. All run away slaves must likewise be returned to their state and master e. New states can be admitted, but cannot be in the jurisdiction of others states (or be a joining of two more states, or be in a part of any state) without the consent from the states’ legislature. f. We all get a republican form of government and protection from both outside invasion and domestic violence – ensured by the federal government. 5. Where are the requirements for new states given? a. Article 4, section 3 6. What does article 5 provide for? a. The amendment process. Ammendments can be proposed by either 2/3 of congress (both houses) or by 2/3 of the state legislatures agreeing to call a
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convention to propose an amendment. To ratify either ¾ of the state’s legislatures or ¾ of the states at the convention must approve. 2 Things cannot ever be
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