Article ii (the executive branch) section 2 (civilian power over military, cabinet, pardon power, appointments) the president shall be commander in chief of the army and navy of the united states, and of the militia of the several states, when called into the actual service of the united states. The us electoral college was established in article ii, section i, of the united states constitution, and was later modified by the twelfth and twenty-third amendments, which clarified the process. The taxing clause of article i, section 8, is listed first for a reason: the framers decided, and the ratifiers of the constitution agreed, that congress must itself possess the power to lay and collect taxes to pay the debts and provide for the common defence and general welfare of the united states. The constitution of the united states the bill of rights & all amendments a highly accessible, easy to use online version full text transcript including the bill of rights and the rest of the amendments with both sequential and subject indexes.
United states constitution preamble excerpt committee of detail report in the federal convention, august 1787 this is a transcription of excerpts from the committee of. Other sources copies of the text of the constitution of the united states are available online at cornell's legal information institute and findlaw other interesting information about the us constitution is available from the following sources. Article ii of the constitution states that the president is also a leader of the senate ba general in the army c commander in chief d leader of congress. Article 2, section 1 of the text of the united states constitution (drafted 1787, ratified 1788, effective 1789) from preamble to the constitution to the first amendment through 27th amendment, with separate pages for article sections and amendments.
Article ii section 1 before the adoption of this constitution, shall be as valid against the united states under this constitution, as under the confederation. The constitution and all of its articles were written in 1787 between may 1787 and september 1787, the group of men now known as the framers met to talk about what should be included in the articles of the united states constitution. The eighteenth article of amendment to the constitution of the united states is hereby repealed section 2 the transportation or importation into any state, territory, or possession of the united states for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors, in violation of the laws thereof, is hereby prohibited. The constitution of the united states the authoritative reference with expert, clause-by-clause analysis full text of the constitution.
The second article of the united states constitution is broken down in to 4 distinct sections each of these sections are then broken down in to clauses, each one providing rules and guidelines that have to be followed, by those members who are a part of the executive branch of the government. The congressional research service, library of congress prepared this document, the constitution of the united states of america: analysis and interpretation johnny h killian and george a costello edited the 1992 edition. The constitution of the united states, and the laws made, or which shall be made, in pursuance thereof, and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the united states, are, and shall be the supreme law of the state. Article ii, section 1 begins: the executive power shall be vested in a president of the united states at a minimum, this vesting clause establishes an executive office to be occupied by an individual. New york state constitution article ii suffrage §1 validity of a statutory provision of the state or of the united states under the constitution of the.
Article ii, section 2, clause 2 of the constitution provides in relevant part: [the president] shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the senate. Article two of the united states constitution establishes the executive branch of the federal government, which carries out and enforces federal lawsthe executive branch includes the president, the vice president, the cabinet, executive departments, independent agencies, and other boards, commissions, and committees3. Article 1 of the us constitution establishes the legislative branch of the us government, the us congress the longest of the articles to the constitution, article i is broken down into 10 sections, and describes the organization of congress and its delegated powers. The constitution of the united states was signed by the framers in philadelphia on september 17, 1787 and was approved by the ninth state (as required for final ratification) on june 21, 1788. The united states constitution also establishes a federal government generally organized into three separate branches, but does so without a specific separation- of-powers statement.
United states constitution, the us flag, and the illinois constitution if you study these materials, you will be able to successfully pass the constitution test. 1 we the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the united states of america 8. Go to article iii, section 1 section 4 - the text the president, vice president and all civil officers of the united states, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. Complete the following outline of article 2 of the us constitution by filling in the missing information of the different sections and clauses article 2: the executive branch section 1.
Abstract for decades courts have believed that only officials with significant authority are officers of the united states subject to the constitution's article ii appointments clause requirements. Article 2 - the executive branch section 2 - civilian power over military, cabinet, pardon power, appointments the president shall be commander in chief of the army and navy of the united states, and of the militia of the several states, when called into the actual service of the united states he may require the opinion, in writing, of the principal.