Flashcards in Constitution and articles Deck (11)
define necessary and proper clause:
explains legislative power of house of reps. and senate
lists specific powers
elastic clause: congress makes laws needed to carry out enumerated powers
mention one by one
what are the powers?
how does branch report?
describes election of president and vp
commander in chief, makes treaties, appoints supreme court judges
state of the union address
which branch establishes lower fed. courts?
each citizen has what right?
established supreme court
right to trial by jury
what are priveledges of new states?
legislative and judicial actions of one state are to be honored by other states
each state is republican, protection is ensured
Process of constitutional amendments are described
Supremacy clause: constitution, laws of u.s are supreme law of the land
approval of 9 conventions necessary to ratify constitution
favored strong nat'l gov't
criticized omission of what?
why was it considered illegal?
opposed to strong nat'l gov;t
bill of rights
amendment process required unanimous consent