The Constitution

The Seven Articles

The Constitution:

There are 7 articles in the Constitution. The First Article is about the Legislative Branch.

Luke is for the Legislative Branch

The Constitution states that the Legislative Branch, "All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.

Eats is for the Executive Branch

The 2nd Article is about the Executive Branch.

The Constitution states, "The Executive Power shall be held by a President of the United States." The President holds power of the Branch during a 4-year term. He is elected by the "Electoral College".

Jumbo is for the Judicial Branch

The 3rd Article is about the Judicial Branch.

The Constitution states that Judicial Branch compromises the Supreme Court of the US and lower courts created by Congress. It also states that the Supreme Court is the highest court in the land.

Snails is for States

The 4th article concerns the States.

The constitution mandates that states should follow the laws of all other states. It also states that citizens of 1 state should be treated fairly and equally like all of another state.

And is for The Amendments

The 5th Article is about the process of how amendments are passed.

The Constitution states that for an Amendment to be passed, it has to get a 2/3 majority vote in both houses. Then it is has to be approved by 3/4 of states. (38 States) After that it can be approved by Congress.

Sushi is for Supreme Law of the Land

The 6th Article is about the Law.

The Constitution guarantees that US under the constitution would assume all debts and contracts entered into the Country by the Article of Confederation. It also states that all laws and treaties made of the US would be the Supreme Law of the Land.

Rolls is for Ratification

The 7th Article talks about the methods of Ratification.

The Constitution states that to ratify it, 9 out of the Original 13 states had to accept it. After this happened the Constitution would go into effect.