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Bills must pass both house and the senate, if president vetoes law then 2/3s of senate and house then veto is over ruled and it is a law. oIf president doesn’t sign a law in 10 days then it becomes a law, president just can’t refuse if congress is in session. If congress is not in session then it does not become a law since the president needs somewhere to return his signed or vetoed bill. -Article 1 section 8- could be the most important section in congress, this isthe vesting clause and is how congress gets its power oRight to declare waroRight to coin moneyoRight to decide where congress is located oRight to punish counter fits of money
oRight to set value of money oAll bills for taxing have to start in congressoThey have the rights to patents -Restriction of Congress (9) restriction on states (10)oSection 9- congress congress cannot ban the importation of slaves. But they can tax them. Also, it gives congress the power to ban slaves after 1808Not expo facto laws- punished for a crime that occurred before the law no laws of attainder- a law that essentially would only impact one person No “Habius Corpus”- When arrested, you must be charged with somethingcannot give titles of nobilityoSection 10- states States cannot pass any laws that would impair the Nat government.States cannot coin money And same stuff listed above -Article 2 (Executive branch) oThere is no phrase “Here in granted” because the president powers need to be broad oElectoral college appointed by the states- each state gets # of electors per state = number of representatives in congress + number of senators oOld constitution- president that comes in second is VP, new is they run on the same ticket oState picks electors to elect on their behalf in the college oQualifications for presidency- born in the U.S. (or U.S. citizen by birth), 35 years of age, live within the U.S. for at least 14 years, Say the oath of office- to protect, uphold, and defend the constitution. -Judicial branch (article 3) oRight to set up the supreme court and shallow courts oHold office for life on good behavior oJurisdiction of federal courts (national involvement begins at the supreme court) -Section 3oTreason? – only leaving war against or giving aid top their enemies. They wanted treason to be narrow so that it is not abused. oFor treason you need two independent witnesses to testify against oTreason only affects the traitor, not his/her family -Article 4oRegulates the states o“full faith and credit” to the laws passed in other states. omembers from one state are entitles to the same privileges in a visiting state
ofugitive slave clause- slaves must be returned to their owner. It never says who is responsible for this.

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