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Article 1




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

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define: enumerate

mention one by one

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Article 2

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

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Article 3

which branch establishes lower fed. courts?

each citizen has what right?

established supreme court

congress

right to trial by jury

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Article 4

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

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Article 5

Process of constitutional amendments are described

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Article 6

Supremacy clause: constitution, laws of u.s are supreme law of the land

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Article 7

approval of 9 conventions necessary to ratify constitution

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federalists:

favored strong nat'l gov't

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antifederalists

criticized omission of what?

why was it considered illegal?

opposed to strong nat'l gov;t

bill of rights

amendment process required unanimous consent

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who wrote the Federalist papers?

what did Federalists promise in order to gain support?

Alexander Hamiltion, John Jay, James Madison

bill of rights