1. What are the seven articles of the U. S Constitution and the
purpose of each;
-Article 1. Legislative Department
All legislative Powers herein shall be vested (persons and
groups that own and control) in a; Congress and House of
Elections and meetings
Rights of members
Bills and resolutions
Powers of Congress (both houses)
Powers denied to Congress
Powers denied to the States
-Article 2. Executive Department
The Executive power shall be vested in a President of the United
States, and, together with the Vice President, chosen for the
Powers and duties of the President
Miscellaneous powers and duties of the President
-Article 3. Judicial Department
The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one
Supreme Court (S.C.), and in such inferior Courts as the
Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.
The judges, their terms, and compensation
Jurisdiction (sphere of authority)
Federal- State Relations
Relations of the States to one-another
Full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the public
acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state...
Section 1. Full faith and credit given in each state
Section 2. Citizens
Section 3. New States and Government of Territory, etc.
Section 4. Formation of State Government
-Article 5. Mode of Amendment
The Congress, whenever two-thirds of both Houses shall deem it
necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution...
Mode(s) of Amending the Constitution
-Article 6. Miscellaneous provisions
-All debts contracted and engagements entered into by the United
States before the adoption of the Constitution will be honored
-Supremacy Clause: when State Law conflicts with National Laws,
the National Laws are supreme
-To be valid, a National Law must follow the Constitution
-No Religious Tests shall ever be required...