constitution

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define constitution and explain federal constitution,unitary constitution,confederal constitution

Social Studies

One of the issues facing the early nation was how to interpret the Constitution. Alexander Hamilton said that the Constitution gave Congress the power "to make all laws necessary and proper." Which statement best describes Hamilton's views on how the Constitution should be ...

government

the federalist papers were written to what? win support for the constitution in new york expose the lack of civil liberties protected in the constitution urge ratification of the constitution in virginia condemn the constitution for the absence of any metioned god

government

the consensus of american opinion favors a. strict interpretation of the constitution b. neutral interpretation of the constitution c. no regard for the constitution d. liberal interpretation of the constitution d

History-Constitution

I read the constitution many times, it is hard to understand- how did the constitution address the flaws of the Articles of Convederation? thanks!

Government

Why does the Constitution all the Federal Government to levy taxes? Please don't post under multiple names. It's not necessary. http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articlei.html#section8 Be sure to read Article I, Section 8, of the US Constitution. =)

American Government

Where can the strengths of the Articles of Confederation be seen in the Constitution? A) The constitution allows states the ability to control most of their own affairs. B) The constitution allows states the power to tax citizens. C) the constitution allows states the ability ...

Social Studies

What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention? A. to write the constitution B. to amend the constitution C. to amend the articles of confederation*** D. to ratify the constitution

u.s. history

How does the constitution limit the powers of government? A. The constitution limits the power of government by entitling citizens to a basic standard of living. B. The constitution limits the power of government by giving citizens the power to veto any bill they do not ...

U.S. Constitution

Which statement best describes how states derive powers from the U.S. Constitution? 1. The Constitution does not mention anything about state powers. 2. The Constitution only grants states the power to levy taxes and regulate commerce. 3. The Constiution grants states all of ...

us history

The Insular Cases stated that a.island territories do not have the full benefit of the American Constitution. b.the Constitution does not necessarily follow the flag. c.the Constitution does follow the flag. d.none of the above were true. I think it is B

constitution

the ratification of the constitution took in what place? was it pennsylvania or philadelphia. http://www.barefootsworld.net/constit9.html Who was the person who was from New York who signed the constitution? what are some of the featerus of constitution

American Government Help

I have this question that I have to answer and I honestly have no idea what this means, American Government is my worst subject, I swear. Please help me? I'm comparing the U.S. constitution to the constitution of Colorado... Asses the merit of explicit versus constitutional ...

History

How did George Mason influence the creation of Bill of Rights? A.He refused to sign the United States Constitution. B.He encouraged others to opposed the ratification of the Constitution. C.He assembled a anti-federalist convention in Virginia to discuss the matter. D.He wrote...

US Gov't

What are the provisions of the 25th Amendment? http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.amendmentxxv.html It refers to who would succeed whom in case of the removal, resignation, or death of the President. Let us know if you have further questions. =)

Social science

According to Justice William O. Douglas, where can zones of privacy (the right to privacy) be found in the Constitution? Question 2 options: throughout the Constitution in the penumbras of the Bill of Rights in the First Amendment in the writings of the Founders I think it's ...

Constitution

if an amendment violates the constitution,why should the Supreme court block its ratification? How can an amendment violate the constitution? THe amendment once adopted is a PART of the consititution. Now proposed amendments are all unconstitutional things, if they had been (...

social studies

The Constitution provides for a separation of powers. What does this mean? Discuss the branches of government, their functions, and responsibilities. What were the positions of the Federalists and Anti- Federalists on the new Constitution? Provide at least two details ...

Social Studies

According to the declaration of independence, all men have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Which document outlines specific freedoms guaranteed to United States citizens? A) Article 1 of the Constitution B) Article 2 of the Constitution C) Article 3 ...

GOVERNMENT HELP

The powers of Congress are affected by all of the following EXCEPT what the a. Constitution expressly says Congress may do b. Constitution says only the Sttes may do. c. States' constitutions say Congress may do d. Constitution is silent about. I believe it's c. Can someone ...

Government

What are some of the reasons as to why the President is given almost unlimited military powers http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articleii.html#section2 Article I, Section 2

American Government

Which influences helped the most to create a lasting, stable Constitution? Paragraph 1 – introduction of historical influences of Constitution and thesis statement Paragraph 2 – source 1 (philosopher) and contribution to lasting, stable Constitution Paragraph 3 – source ...

Histroy

Find one difference between the Arizona state constitution and the US Constitution. Explain why you think this difference occurred. One difference that I found between my state constitution (AZ) and the U.S. Constitution is the issue of voting. Things that are voted on country...

Government

________ give the president the power to issue executive orders. a. the constitution and the judicial branch b. congressional acts and the constitution c. congressional acts and the oath of office d. the oath of office and the constitution I think it's d?

American Government

Any ideas or websites on the differences between Oregon's Constitution and the U.S. Constitution?

constitution???

How does article II of the constitution address the flaws that existed in the Articles of Confederation?

government

A)the constitution and the judical branch which is my choice B)congressional acts and the constitution C)congressional acts and the oath of office D)the oath of office and the constitution give the president the power to issue executive orders.

government

what gives the president the power to issue executive powers: A) the constitution and judical branch B)congressional acts and the constitution C)congressional acts and the oath of office D)the oath of office and the constitution. i think its c

us history

what was america's first constitution called? a american constitution b articles of coonfederation c republic plan

world studies

Does the goverment have the right over education? Where in the constitution is education mentioned? Education was not inclued in the US constitution. Therefore, education was left to individual states. Thats what I though....Im doing an essay and that was my main point...the ...

Government

1. How does the Constitution (focus on the body of the constitution here) limit the power of the governemnt? 2. Give 5 examples of #1 and explain.

History- The Constitution

How does the elastic clause keep the Constitution "alive"? Give two examples of checks and balances.

Civics

9th amendment The enumeration [listing] in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. Based on this text, what can you infer about the founding Father's concerns in forming a constitution? They wanted to keep...

American Government

"No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years...." -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why would this rule from ...

social studies

according to the preamble of the constitution, give at least three reasons why the new constitution is being established?

government

what is the implied power expressed by the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a. congress's ability to make laws is severely limited by the constitution b. congress is given limited authority to interpret reserved powers c. congress must follow a congrete ...

government

what is the implied power expressed by the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a congress's ability to make laws is severely limited by the Constitution b congress is given limited authority to interpret reserved powers c congress must follow a concrete ...

US HISTORY-CONSTITUTION?

How does article II of the constitution address the flaws that existed in the Articles of Confederation? Problems of unity, ambition, power, and liberty

Us constitution

what the United States may have looked like had the Anti-Federalists "won" their points in the ratification debate and the writing of the Constitution

Civics

1. "We, the people of the State of Florida, being grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, in order to secure its benefits, perfect out government, ensure domestic tranquillity, maintain public order, and guarantee equal civil and political rights to all, do ...

U.S. Government

"No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years...." -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why would this rule from ...

constitution

What document governed the United States before the ratification of the U.S. Constitution? A. Articles of Confederation B. U.S. Code C. Declaration of Independence D. Contract on America is it A

American Constitutional Law

List the two (2) primary paths you would pursue to amend the U.S. Constitution. Cite the applicable section(s) of the Constitution.

Social Studies

9th amendment The enumeration [listing] in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. Based on this text, what can you infer about the founding Father's concerns in forming a constitution? They wanted to keep...

social civics

the articles of conferdation were (a-) a halfway constitution (b) an early attempt at cooperation amoung four new england settlements (c) amendments to the constitution

Criminal Justice

. The __________ was the first governing document in the United States. A) U.S. Constitution B) second Constitution of Congress C) Twelve Tables D) Articles of Confederation

civics

which of the following is true about most state constitutions A. Delegated powers are thoroughly described in most state constitutions** B. most state constitutions are longer than the U.S. constitutions C. the constitution describes the federal government more than most state...

us history

what did the constitution do and whawt were the effects of the constitution

Government

What does the fact that "aliens" are generally are not allowed to vote show about American beliefs? I looked all through my book but it doesnt say anything about voting rights of aliens. Can someone please help me(= There are no voting rights for those who are not citizens of ...

government

the expressed powers of congress are a. implied in the constitution b. those that it assumes in times of crisis c. stated directly in the constitution d. given to it by the supreme court a or b, im thinking b

8th grade Social Studies

rewrite the constitution... How do you set up the paper?? roman numerals and re-think the current constitution and write what I tihnk it should say?

us history

The Constitution has endured for more than 200 years. Use what you have learned about the principles of the Constitution to explain why it has lasted as a framework for the nation's government

AP US Government

Where in the Constitution are judicial nominations described? What language is used to describe the roll of the Senate in Supreme Court nominations? Where in the constitution is the Electoral College described (Hint: two places) Since this is not my area of expertise, I ...

Social Studies

What originally established how congressional representation is determined? a. the Constitution b. Supreme Court decision c. Declaration of Independence d. presidential executive disorder I think it's B...not sure, though. Please check the first article in this site. http://...

History again

I just need to check if I am right. Thank you. All of the following influenced the Framers in developing the Constitution EXCEPT a. State constitutions b. John Locke's "Two Treatises of Government" c. Virginia's royal charter d. British tradition I am almost certain it is d ...

criminal law

1 Constitutional law The law as expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the various state constitutions. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. State constitutions are supreme within state borders to the extent that they do not violate the U.S. Constitution or a ...

8th Grade U.S History

Document F Andrew Jackson, Proclamation to the people of South Carolina, December 10, 1832 I consider that the power of one state to annul a law of the United States is not consistent with the survival of the Union. Nullification is forbidden by the Constitution; it violates ...

English

1 Constitutional law The law as expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the various state constitutions. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. State constitutions are supreme within state borders to the extent that they do not violate the U.S. Constitution or a ...

History

How exactly did the invention of the cotton gin affect the constitution? I know it increased the cotton production and slaves but i don't see how ti did anything for the constitution.

US Government

Dicuss two influences on the development of the U.S. Constitution. Explain how two of the items you identified influenced the specific content of the Constitution.

world history

Compare the Freedom Charter with the United States Constitution. What rights and guarantees does the Charter call for that are different from those in the Constitution?

social studies

Compare the Freedom Charter with the United States Constitution. What rights and guarantees does the Charter call for that are different from those in the Constitution?

History/American Government

Find one difference between the Arizona state constitution and the US Constitution. Explain why you think this difference occurred.

History Help?

How did the compromises made when writing and ratifying the Constitution encourage the development of political factions? Compare and Contrast the effectiveness of Washington's and Adams' presidencies in obeying and promoting the Constitution during their administrations.

History

How did the compromises made when writing and ratifying the Constitution encourage the development of political factions? Compare and Contrast the effectiveness of Washington’s and Adams’ presidencies in obeying and promoting the Constitution during their administrations.

U.S.A Constitution

What are the writers of the constitution called?

us history

I need help trying to figure out how to even begin an essay. Write in the perspective of a Pennsylvania farmer in the 1700s. - The philosophical ideals embodied in the Declaration of Independence. - The similarities and differences of the philosophies in the Article of ...

Government

Why does the Constitution allow the Federal Government to levy taxes? I'm not quite sure as to why but would the answer be that the Constitution allows the federal government to levy taxes because of Congress? http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1181953733 Your question was ...

history

What were John Adams's most important accomplishments for America afer the drafting of the Constitution? He was President, but not many people favored him. Did he do beneficial things for America after the Constitution was drafted? Thank you for helping me with this.

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

Why does the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence are called Living documents? I need an answer why to write my government report. The Constitution is a living document because we can amend and change it. Also, the Supreme Court continuously interprets the ...

U.S. Government and Politics

I need help on this question. I have 30 questions and this is the only one i'm stuck on. Why did the Framers of the Constitution create a mechanism for amending the Constitution but then make it very difficult to actually make any changes?

political science

According to Justice William O. Douglas, where can zones of privacy (the right to privacy) be found in the Constitution? A. throughout the Constitution B. in the penumbras of the Bill of Rights C. in the First Amendment D. in the writings of the Founders

criminal justice

Options Menu: Forum Topic: Interpreting the U.S. Constitution Consider the following scenario: The Supreme Court interprets the U.S. Constitution. Thomas Jefferson once argued against the doctrine of judicial review. He believed in the principles of "checks and balances," ...

History

Describe amendment 9 in your own words which is : Rights in the constitution cannot be used to deny other rights of the people Answer: You cant use the rights in the Constitution to take someones away?

Government

Please help me with government 1. The 10th amendment to the Constitution reads as follows: " The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." According to the 10th...

History

I am having trouble finding where I can locate where the veto power is described (about Congress overriding a presidential veto). i think it is in Article one Where can I find information about the House of Representatives having the power to impeach the president? http://www....

Government

If a proposed ammendment violates the constituition, should the Supreme Court be able to block its ratification? explain. I say yes because the constitution should never be violated. i agree because the constitution is something that basically/kind of is the law

American Government

Most amendments have _____. (A.) expanded and clarified the principles embodied in the Constitution B. radically changed and undermined the principles of the Constitution C. been approved just by Congress D. restricted the right to vote

1 history question

The _______ _______ allows congress to make laws to meet the changing needs of the nation. Is it Supreme Court??? ammendment process I would go with "Article 1, Section 8 of the US Constitution." After looking at the question again and my response, I'm not really sure. It's ...

Constitution

1. One role that courts perform in the United States is __________ laws. A. proposing B. passage of C. interpretation of D. None of the above is it C 2. The Constitution has been amended __________ times to reverse Supreme Court decisions. A. 0 B. 2 C. 4 D. 10 i think its B

law

•Outline the major philosophical themes of the U.S. Constitution and the Articles of Confederation. •Use specific references from the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution to support your position.

History/American Government

Identify and explain one difference between the Arizona state constitution and the US Constitution. Explain what you believe to be the reason for this difference.

law/421

whether the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects defamation. the relationship between the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and censorship when doing business?

More Civics

What happens to an amendment that is not ratified? A) it goes back to the senate for a vote B) it is not put in the constitution, but remains a law C) it is sent to the president D) it is not put in the constitution and it is not a law pls help :3

History

after the Dred scott decision, Frederick Douglass said he sought to have americans live up to the principles of the constitution. What did he believe prevented americans from living up to the constitution? A. manifest destiny B. abolition<- my anwers C. popular sovereignty ...

us history

Which of the following is associated with Jacksonian Democracy? support of individual liberties support of funding for state projects support of flexible interpretation of the Constitution support of a national bank through implied powers of the Constitution is it a

History

What main issue was most difficult for the Framers of the Constitution to resolve? A.)The problem of how to manage the debate B.)The details of representation for the states C.)The issue of where the President should live D.)The question of who should write the Constitution B?

American Government

Describe the problems that surfaced under the Articles of Confederation (8-10 problems we discussed in class) soon after the Revolutionary War. Use these problems and give a brief overview of Article I, II, III, IV, V, VI and the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution and ...

Social Studies (Check my answer plz)

Hey, I don't understand this question... ~~What were the positions of the Federalists and Anti-Federalists on the new Constitution? Provide at least two details supporting why each side supported or did not support the new Constitution.~~ My answer was gonna be, "What were the...

american history

ok im doing a crossword puzzle on the constitution info...i'm doing 11th grade history and i just need 2 answers left... the 1sr is , powers of both the state and federal governments (but the third letter is s) ..2nd is and anti federalist (during the constitution time)

12th grade

the constitution was written in order to establish a stronger central government that that provided by the articles of confederation, however the whole point of th american revolution was to renounce an oppressive central authority. explain this apparent reversal in the ...

History: Constitution

Help on writing thesis: Would you have been a Federalist or Anti-Federalist? Explain your response using specific information about the ratification of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Articles of Confederation, the size of the nation, and power of the thirteen states.

Social Studies

After the Dred Scott decision, Frederick Douglass said he sought to have Americans live up to the principles of the Constitution. What did he believe prevented Americans from living up to the Constitution? manifest destiny abolition (my answer) popular sovereignty slavery

POL201

The idea of original intent claims that A. judges should try to understand what the views of those who authored certain provisions of the Constitution. B judges should interpret the Constitution on the basis of what the Framers and later authors of various amendments intended ...

governement pleae asap

I need information on trustee and delegate role of congress. that's all the info my teacher gave and i looked at wikipedia, but it doesn't help. is there a specific site you can guide me to please Here is what it means: Congress is composed of senators and representatives. ...

World History (Ms. Sue)

Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world. A: The U.S Constitution has greatly influenced political systems in the contemporary world. Thus, the principles laid out in the U.S. Constitution have played a major role in the ...

english

Read Article IX of the United States Bill of Rights: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. What is the main effect of setting the phrase of certain rights off with commas following the...

english

Read Article IX of the United States Bill of Rights: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. What is the main effect of setting the phrase of certain rights off with commas following the...

Government

Article III of the Constitution creates the judicial branch. This article: A. grants Congress the authority to establish lower federal courts as it deems fit. B. prohibits states from creating their own judicial systems. C. establishes a Supreme Court and grants it the ...

US Gov

The reason a statement specific to state powers was not part of the original U.S. Constitution was that: a. New York delegates refused to allow discussion on the matter. b. it was assumed to be obvious. c. it was deleted under the Virginia Plan. d. no such consensus existed at...

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