1 The Constitution of the United States of America Prof. Ruthie García Vera AP US History
2 The Preamble to the Constitution It reflects the fundamental principle of the American G overnment, the right of the people to govern themselves.
3 The preamble contains the six goals of the Government: We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
4 Six Goals of the Government 1. Form a more perfect union 2. Establish justice 3. Insure domestic tranquility 4. Provide for the common defense 5. Promote the general welfare 6. Secure the blessings of liberty 7.
5 Form a more perfect union Create a better, more efficient system of government than was possible under the Articles of Confederation by working together as a single country.
6 Establish Justice Guarantee all people treated fairly under the same laws.
7 Insure Domestic Tranquility Guarantee a peaceful existence within the United States.
8 Provide for the Common Defense Guarantee an adequate defense against those who would be our enemies.
9 Promote the General Welfare Encourage what is good for ALL people. Guarantee life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Provide for the citizens of the United States.
10 Secure the blessings of liberty Guarantee our freedom and make certain that our children and our children s children have those same freedoms.
11 Article I Congress Section 1 Bicameral Congress House of Representatives Senate Section 2 Membership of the House Chosen every two years by the people of the states. Must be at least 25 years old and a citizen of the United States for at least seven years. Has the Power of Impeachment
12 Section 3 Membership of the Senate Two senators from each state elected by the people every six years. Must be at least 30 years old and a citizen for nine years. The vice president is the President of the Senate, but only votes when there is a tie. The Senate can try all impeachments.
13 Section 4 Section 4 The state legislatures decide when and where elections will be held. Section 5 The state legislatures decide when and where elections will be held. Rules of Congress Each house is responsible for judging elections, returns and qualifications as well as punishments for disorderly behavior of its members. Section 5 Rules of Congress Each house is responsible for judging elections, returns and qualifications as well as punishments.for disorderly behavior of its members.
14 Section 6 Salaries, immunities and bars Each member of the house gets a salary paid by the U.S. treasury. Each member cannot be arrested during their house sessions except for treason, or a felony. No member of congress can serve in the President s cabinet or any other federal appointed office.
15 Section 7 Creating money, laws and veto power. The House has the power to enact new taxes to raise money (revenue). All bills originate in the house and then go to the senate. If the senate approves, the bill is sent to the president. The president may veto a bill and/or send it back for revisions. The house can change the bill, or override the president with a 2/3 vote.
17 Section 8 The powers of Congress Establish Tax Regulate interstate commerce with other countries, the Indian tribes and among the states. Establish the rules for Naturalization (immigration laws). Establish a post office. Create courts Declare War Necessary and proper clause (create all laws which are necessary and proper for the people of the United States)
18 Section 9 Restrictions on congressional powers Congress can not prevent the slave trade until after the year Congress cannot suspend habeas corpus unless in times of war or rebellion. Congress can t arrest you for committing a crime when the year you committed the so called crime it wasn t against the law yet. (ex post facto) No titles of nobility.
19 Section 10 Restrictions on the states. States cannot coin their own money. States cannot keep their own armies or navies in times of peace. States cannot declare war on another country.
20 Section I Article II The Executive Office of the President Four year term Chosen by the electoral college Requirements of the President: Must be born in the United States. Be at least 35 years old. Live in the U.S. for the past 14 years. If the President dies, the Vice President will take his/her place. The President swears an oath upholding the Constitution before he can become president.
21 Section 2 The Powers of the President Commander and chief of the army, navy, and air force. Power to pardon Power to make treaties with foreign nations with at least 2/3 agreement from the Senate. The power to make appointments: Ambassadors Judges of the Supreme Court Presidential Cabinet
22 Section 3 The President must hold state of the Union addresses to congress. Section 4 The President of the United States can be impeached for treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.
23 Article III The Judiciary Section I The Supreme Court Highest court Nine judges Appointed by the President Appellate Courts Court of Appeals Local Courts
24 Section 2 Jurisdiction Constitutional rights Ambassadors or other public officials Controversies between states The United States and other countries Citizens of different countries Citizens filing against the state
25 Section 3 Treason against the United States Starting a war with another country. Giving aid or comfort to enemies of the state. Two witnesses must testify to the treason. Congress determines the punishment.
26 Article IV Section I Full faith and credit clause Requires states to honor each other s rulings, records, and civil laws State s allowed to make exceptions for public policy Section 2 Privileges and Immunities. States cannot discriminate against citizens from another state without justification Extradition Fugitive Slave Clause (overturned)
27 Section 3 Creation of new states States cannot be formed from other states without the state s consent or approval from Congress. How a state becomes a state Most of the states were part of territories first. Petition to become a state. President and Congress approve petition and authorize a drafting of a Constitution. Constitution must be approved by majority of citizens, Congress, and the President.
28 Governing territories Congress has legislative power over all US property and territory. Constitutional rights DO NOT apply to every federal territory. Incorporated territories: receive full Constitutional rights and might become states. Unincorporated territories : will never become a state.
29 Section 4 Protection of states The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government And shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence.
30 Article V The congress, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year one thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article; and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.
31 Amending the Constitution 2/3 of both houses agree or 2/3 of the states can call a convention and ¾ must ratify. The U.S. has amended the constitution 17 times.
32 Article VI Section I All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into, before the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation.
33 Section 2 This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.
34 Section 3 The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.
35 Article VII The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States, shall be sufficient for the Establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same.
36 Only 41 of the 55 men who participated in the Constitutional Convention actually signed the finished product; several left before negotiations were completed, and three major figures among the Founding Fathers Edmund Randolph, George Mason, and Elbridge Gerry objected to the Constitution's expansions of government power and refused to sign on principle. Still, at least one delegate signed from 12 of the 13 states; only Rhode Island, which boycotted the Constitutional Convention entirely, lacked a signatory.
37 Ratified in 1791 consists of the first ten amendments of the Constitution: Estas diez primeras enmiendas protegen las libertades y derechos fundamentales del hombre. The Bill of Rights
38 Amendment 1 Freedom of speech, press, religion, assemble, and petition. Amendment 2 Right to bear arms. Amendment 3 No quartering. Amendment 4 No unreasonable search and seizures. Amendment 5 Rights of the accused and the due process clause.
39 Amendment 6 Trial rights Amendment 7 Common law suits Amendment 8 No cruel and unusual punishments. Amendment 9 People s rights Amendment 10 States rights
40 Amendments Amendment 11 Limits on suits against the state Amendment 12 Revision of the electoral college procedure. Amendment 13 End of slavery Amendment 14 Ex-slaves are made citizens, due process applied to states, and equal-protection clause.
41 Amendment 15 African Americans are given the right to vote. Amendment 16 Federal income tax Amendment 17 Popular election of senators Amendment 18 Prohibition Amendment 19 Right to vote for women Amendment 20 Change in federal terms of office, and presidential succession.
42 Amendments Amendment 21 Repeals prohibition Amendment 22 Two term limit for presidents Amendment 23 People living in Washington D.C. are given the right to vote.
43 Amendment 24 Prohibits poll taxes Amendment 25 Presidential disability and succession. Amendment 26 Voting age is lowered to 18 (1971) Amendment 27 Congressional pay raises (1992)
44 How does the Constitution Work?
45 The Constitution establishes three main branches of Government. These are: Legislative power Executive power Judicial power Each one has its own role in how the law is made and used.
47 The Legislative Power The legislature is called the Congress It is composed of two bodies: 1. The House of representatives The Senate
48 The House of Representatives Each representative comes from a neighborhood in one of the 50 States. There are 435 representatives. Each one's work is to represent the people in his district. The people elect the representative and they have the right to tell you how they feel about issues. The States with the largest population have more representatives and each State has at least one.
49 The Senate The Senate is composed of 100 senators, two for each State. Senators are elected by the people of the State and must represent the interests of all people. When Congress wants to pass a law, both in the House and the Senate need to agree in the law itself. If they can't agree, then the law cannot pass.
50 The Executive Power The role of the Executive is to ensure compliance with the law. It is headed by the President and includes the Vice President and the Secretaries of all the national services, as the Department of Homeland Security and Department of education. All together they form the Presidential Cabinet.
51 Before a project becomes a law, it is sent to the President. The President has three options: 1. It can sign the law project, in which case one becomes law. 2. It can veto the law, that soon it sends again to the Congress, that can annul I veto if two thirds of both cameras of the Congress vote to do it. 3. It can refuse to sign the law project, but not to veto it. This case, the project will become law after ten days.
52 The Judicial Power The role of the Judiciary is to interpret the law. It includes all the federal courts, up to the Supreme Court, that is the ultimate authority. The states have their own judicial systems that are below the national judicial system.
53 All three branches or powers have to work together. The same way the Founding Fathers could compromise in the content of the Constitution, all three branches or powers have to compromise. Neither one has total authority upon the other, for the powers are shared, helping to protect the rights of the People.
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