Constitution/ Legislative

By: Breonna Sheesley

What branch does Article 1 deal with?

Article 1 deals with the legislative branch of government.

Qualifications and Job expectations.

The qualifications to beome a represenative is:

  • You must be at least 25 years old
  • Citezens of the Unnited States for at least 7 years
  • They must also be citezens of the state they are representing.
The Qualifications to become a senator:

  • Must be at least 30 years old
  • Must be citezens of the United States for at least 9 years

Meeting times of Congress:

Congress should have at least one meeting a year. This meeting is usually the first meeting of December, unless changed by the law.

powers granted to congress

  • Borrow Money
  • Regulate commerce
  • currency
  • Establish federal courts under the supreme courts
  • Establish an Army and Navy
  • To Tax
  • To spend Money
  • To Declare war
  • Make laws
  • Revenue
  • Piracy
  • National capital