Section 4 ensures a republican form of government which, in this case, is synonymous with "representative democracy," and both of which are opposed to a monarchical or aristocratic scheme - the state derives its power from the people, not from a king or gentry and guarantees that the federal government will protect the states against invasion and insurrection.
Certain minimum requirements are established again, such as a year minimum age. There are a couple more options for the President. It also includes a clause known as the Elastic Clause which allows it to pass any law necessary for the carrying out of the previously listed powers.
A more extensive exploration of the Preamble is also available. He can either sign the bill, in which case it becomes law, or he can veto it. Finally, it requires all officers of the United States and of the states to swear an oath of allegiance to the United States and the Constitution when taking office.
Section 9 places certain limits on Congress. He is commander-in-chief of the armed forces and of the militia National Guard of all the states; he has a Cabinet to aid him, and can pardon criminals. The President is to be paid a salary, which cannot change, up or down, as long as he in is office.
First, it guarantees that the United States under the Constitution would assume all debts and contracts entered into by the United States under the Articles of Confederation. They serve for six years each. Presidents must also be a natural-born citizen of the United States.
The 3rd Amendment guarantees that the army cannot force homeowners to give them room and board. It would be of benefit to the people, rather than to its detriment.
It also requires that judges shall be paid. Section 8 lists specific powers of Congress, including the power to establish and maintain an army and navy, to establish post offices, to create courts, to regulate commerce between the states, to declare war, and to raise money.
The leader of the House is the Speaker of the House, chosen by the members. He makes treaties with other nations, and picks many of the judges and other members of the government all with the approval of the Senate. This Section introduces the Vice-President, who is the leader of the Senate called the President of the Senate ; the Vice-President does not vote unless there is a tie.
Section 5 says that Congress must have a minimum number of members present in order to meet, and that it may set fines for members who do not show up.It sets the Constitution and all laws and treaties of the United States to be the supreme law of the country.
Finally, it requires all officers of the United States and of the states to swear an oath of allegiance to the United States and the Constitution when taking office. The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation (popularly known as the Constitution Annotated or CONAN) is a publication encompassing the United States Constitution with analysis and interpretation by the Congressional Research Service along with in-text annotations of cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States.
The United States Constitution is one of the most important documents in history. In this lesson, we will summarize its components, including the preamble, articles, and its first ten amendments. The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme law of the United States.
Empowered with the sovereign authority of the people by the framers and the consent of the legislatures of. The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation, popularly known as the Constitution Annotated, encompasses the U.S.
Constitution and analysis and interpretation of the U.S. Constitution with in-text annotations of cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States. The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation (popularly known as the Constitution Annotated) contains legal analysis and interpretation of the United States Constitution, based primarily on Supreme Court case law.
This regularly updated resource is especially useful when researching the constitutional implications of a specific issue or topic.Download