united states constitution Essay

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Constitution of the united states
Article I: Section I: Allows for the House of Representatives and Senate to be the legislative powers of the United States. Section II: Sets the guidelines for the members of the House of Representatives Section III: Sets the guidelines for the members of the Senate Section IV: Legislature determines when to hold elections, Congress meets every year on the first Monday in December. Section V: Gives rules that govern the meetings of Congress Section VI: Members of congress shall get paid and a legislator cant hold two positions at once Section VII: Details the process and requirements that are necessary for a law to be passed Section VIII: Lists the specific powers of Congress Section IX: Places certain limits on the powers of Congress Section X: Prohibits the state from doing things such as making own money and starting war

Article II:
Section I: Sets the terms of the Executive branch including the President and Vice-President, and sets the sitting term as 4 years
Section II: Sets the powers of the president such as commander in chief of the armed forces
Section III: Establishes the duty of the president to give a state of the union adress and make sure laws are carried out
Section IV: Gives the rules for impeachment of the President depending on crimes committed

Article III: Section I: Details of the Supreme Court and that the Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States
Section II: Judicial power ranges through almost anything and everything. Every trial shall be decided by a jury
Section III: Treason shall only exist in levying war against the United States or aiding the enemy, and to be convicted it requires the testimony of 2 eyewitnesses of the same event

Article IV:
Section I: State laws and regulations, such as speed limit, shall be recognized by other states and the United States government
Section II: Every person, regardless which state they are from, shall receive the same rights and immunities. A criminal in one state is still a criminal no matter which state…