7 articles of the constitution
mnemonic device to help you remember them
Large - Legistlative
Article I of the constitution talks about the Legislative branch. The legislative branch is the law making branch, congress is the law making body. They turn their ideas into laws. It also lists the rules of what congress can and cannot do. It also shows you the power the states have and how it is limited.
Swiftly- States' Rights
Article IV of the constitution talks about the states rights, and the relationship the states should have with each other. The states have to respect laws of all the other states. If a crime committing citizens flees their state to another state that state must return the criminal to the state where they committed the crime.
Around- Amendment Process
Article V of the constitution talks about how the constitution can be changed, and how the amendments can be changes as well. One way to propose an amendment to pass a bill in the U.S senate and house of representatives by a 2/3 margin. It must be approved by 3/4 of states' legislatures. Also it talks about how they wanted to make changing an amendment difficult.
Article VII of the constitution talks about the changes that have been made to the constitution, and the ratification of the constitution. It states that 9/13 states must ratify the constitution, and it shall become the law in those 9 states.The document framers wanted to make sure the constitution was binding,