7 Principles of Government
Ex. Electing a Senator to Senate.
Article I: creates bicameral legislative, House of Representatives elected every 2 years, Senate members elected every 6 years.
Article II: creates president and Vice President elected every 4 years.
Article IV: guarantees each state a representative form of government.
Checks and Balences
A president vetoing a bill Congress wants to pass and Congress tries to pass it again by doing a 2/3 vote on it and Judicial branch then can declare the bill unconstitutional.
Article I: Congress has the power to impeach, try, convict, and remove from office. President can veto a law.
Article II: President appoint Supreme Court Judges and Justices.
Article III: Judicial Branch can declare a bill or an act unconstitutional.
President, Congress, and Supreme Court must follow all the laws.
Article 1 Sec. 9&10: Outlines all the things that government cannot do.
Article 4: Constitution is supreme law of the land and is more powerful government official or department.
Bill of Rights: Guarantees individual rights to the people that limits the power of the government.