Structure of the Constitution
Don't you want to know what the Articles in the Constitution are about?
When using this mnemonic device - Lucy Escapes Jupiter Sometime After Sun Rise - remembering what each article stands for will be easy!
Article I of the Constitution defines the role of the legislative branch, which includes passing laws. Congress, made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate, holds this branch's power.
Article II outlines the role of the executive branch, which includes executing laws. The president holds this branch's power.
Article III describes the role of the judicial branch, which is to interpret laws. The power of this branch is vested in the Supreme Court.
Article IV specifies how much power the states hold and how they should cooperate with both each other and the national government.
After (Amendment Process)
Article V describes how the Constitution can be amended, or changed. It establishes the amendment process.
Sun (Supremacy Clause)
Article VI clarifies that national and federal laws are the supreme law of the land and that everyone must abide by them. It explains how law functions.
Article VII, the final one, declares that the Constitution will become the law of the land if 9 out of 13 ratify it.