[2015] Kyla G (Religion): Constitution

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[2015] Kyla G (Religion): Constitution

One of the things the Constitution did was create 3 branches of goverment to split up the powers into different groups. The first one is Legislative.Its main job is to make laws and the main body is Congress which is made up of 2 houses- Senate and House of Representatives. The second one is Executive. The main job is to enforce the laws, the main body members are the President, Vice President, and Cabinets. The last one is the Judicial. The main job is to interpert the laws, and the main body includes the Supreme court, court of Appeals, and the District courts.

3 Branches

History

In 1763-1765colonists weretaxed unreasonably.

The first ContinentalCongress met on September 5, 1774.

In 1775 Battles of Lexington and Bunker Hill start the American Redveloution.

On July 4, 1776 the Declarationof Independencewas adopted.

Constitution

Prea

Preamble: Comes at the begining of the Constitution and explains the goalsof the Constitution

Constitution Lay Out

The Seven Articles:Main body of the Constitution. Establishes the 3 branches of gov't and how gov't works. It's a guide to how the federal gov't interacts.

Amendments: The amendments are articles added to the constitution. The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments of the Constitution, the other 17 amendments were added over time.

The Constitution was adopted on September 15, 1787


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