The 7 Articles Of The Constitution
By: Joanna Morris
Article I (Lauren)
Article I of the Constitution describes the Legislative Branch of the US government. This is the lawmaking branch. It is split into two - the house of representatives and the Senate. Congress is also in this article and is given the power to draft and pass law, borrow money for the nation, declare war and institute the military. It also has the power to check and balance the other two Federal Branches.
Article ll (Eats)
The article outlines (makes up) the powers of the Executive Branch of the government. The Executive Branch is responsible for the day to day operations of the government through various agencies and departments, ie. department of treasury. This branch also includes the president which in this article explains his powers and responsibilities.
Article lll (Jello)
Article lll outlines the powers of the Judicial Branch. The Judicial Branch includes the US Supreme Court, and all of the lower courts made by Congress. It includes those who have committed a a felony. The Judicial Branch looks at different kinds of laws made by Congress and applies it to different kinds of cases.