Investigating the US Constitution

Investigation the US Constitution

Your Name:

Using the web links provided, answer the following questions regarding the Articles to the US Constitution.  You do not need to answer in paragraph form, short sentence answers are fine.

After you complete the assignment below, create a new BLOG page (under the parent page Chapter 1) called ”Investigating the US Constitution” and copy and paste your MsWord document to your new blog page.

http://constitution.findlaw.com/

ARTICLE 1: The Legislative Branch (Congress)

Section 1

  1. What two powers are represented in the US Legislative Branch of government?

Section 2:

  1. How long is the elected term of a Representative of the House?
  2. How what are the minimum age requirements in order to be elected to the House of Representatives?

Section 3:

  1. How many senators can be elected from each state?
  2. How long does a senator serve as an elected official of his/her state?
  3. What are the minimum age requirements in order to be elected to the senate?

Section 4:

  1. When and how often does Congress (both Senate and House) meet?

Section 7:

  1. Most Bills presented to Congress start in which power of the legislative branch of government?

ARTICLE II: The Executive Branch

Section 1:

  1. Does the actual number of voting citizens votes determine who wins an election? What determines the actual outcome of a presidential election?

 

Section 2:

  1. What are the powers granted to the president as Commander and Chief of the armed forces?
  2. How far does the president’s powers extend on treaty policies?

Section 4:

  1. What would be a valid reason to impeach a president?

 

ARTICLE III: The Judicial Branch

Section 1:

  1. Who holds the greatest authority in the US Judicial System?

Section 3:

  1. What are the requirements of convicting an individual for Treason?

 

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