The Articles of the Constitution

By: Adam Francischiello

Article I (Larry)

Article I deals with the Legislative branch of the Untied States Government. The Legislative Branch of the government is involved with making/creating laws. The Legislative branch is also the longest section of government.

Article II (Eats)

Article II deals with the Executive branch of the government. The Executive branch is responsible for executing or carrying out laws. The president is the head of the branch as well as the vice-president and many departments. Article II also describes who qualifies to be president, what powers the office has, and what happens if a president misbehaves. The article also explains the Electoral College or how the president is selected.

Article III (Jelly)

Article III involve the judicial branch of law. The job of the judicial branch is to interpret the law of the land. The judicial branch is also home to the Supreme court. Article III creates the Supreme court and authorizes Congress to create federal courts below the Supreme court. These courts deal with the United States Laws, not state laws. Under the article, judges are appointed, not elected. The stay on the bench until they retire, die, or are removed for misconduct. The article also guarantees trial by jury for criminal cases and explain the crime of treason.

Article IV (So)

Article IV explains state relationships and interactions. The article explains that if a fugitive is to flee to another state, the state that the fugitive fled to must return him to the state he fled from. Article IV also is involved with admitting new states to the Union.

Article V (Apple)

Article V is involved with the Constitution. Article V explains how the Constitution can be amended or changed. The Constitution can be amended through a process established by the Framers in 1787. For an amendment to take effect, it needs to be proposed by a two-thirds vote in both houses of Congress ,then it needs to be ratified by three-fourths of the state legislatures.

Article VI (Sauce)

Article VI of the Constitution explains how the law works. The Constitution is explained as the "Supreme law of the land" also known as the "Supremacy Clause" (Article VI, Section II). No other law passed by any of the states can trump the Constitution.

Article VII (Rocks)

Article VII deals with the the steps need to be taken to make the Constitution, the law of the land. The article states that it would be very hard to gain approval from all 13 states for the new Constitution, that only 9 states were needed to ratify and put the new Constitution into affect.