What were the seven articles?

All of the articles consisted of the legislative branch, the executive branch, the judicial branch, how states got along with each other, how the constitution can be changed, supremacy law of the land, and the ratification process.

Article I: L(ance)egislative

This article is based on the legislative branch. In this article, congress (whom is split into the senate and house of reps) has the power to create laws, collect taxes, and declare war. The senate bases equal representation for each state and the house of representatives bases representation on population.
Big image

Article II: E(njoys)xecutive


This article is based on the Executive branch. In this article, the president and vice president have the power to carry out the laws. This article states who qualifies to be the president, what happens if president misbehaves, and the electoral process.
Big image

Article III: J(et)udicial

This article is based on the Judicial branch. The supreme court interprets laws to decide what they mean and whether they have been followed. Federal judges are appointed. They stay in this job until they retire, die, or are removed for misbehaving.
Big image

Article IV: S(kiing)tates

This article is based on how the states get along with each other. It discusses citizens rights and roles of their states. Each state has equality and each state should have protection. Congress makes the rules and regulations for each state of the U.S.
Big image

Article V: A(nd)mending

This article is based on the constitution being amended or changed. The congress must propose amendments. This section allows laws or rules to be changed if they are wrong for the people.
Big image

Article VI: S(inging)upremecy


This article is based on the supremacy of the land. All sections of people under the branches must support this constitution and all things that need to be done by the branches, should be done under the requirements of the constitution.
Big image

Article VII: R(andomly)atification

This article is based on the ratification process. 9 out of 13 states are required to ratify any laws.
Big image