Monthly Archives: March 2016

Passing Laws

Today, we’ll look at Section 7 of Article I of the Constitution. This section spells out the procedures for creating a new law. This post is part of a series that will make more sense if it is read in … Continue reading

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Congressional Rules

Today, we’ll examine Section 6 of Article I of the Constitution. This section sets out some benefits for and prohibitions to members of both houses of Congress. This post is part of a series that will make more sense if … Continue reading

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Congressional Housekeeping

Today, we will cover two sections, since they are both fairly short. Both have to do with regulating how Congress works. This post is part of a series that will make more sense if it is read in order. If … Continue reading

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The U. S. Senate

Last time we saw the section authorizing the House of Representatives. Today, let’s see what the Constitution says about the Senate. This post is part of a series that will make more sense if it is read in order. If … Continue reading

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The House of Representatives

Today, we’ll look at Section 2 of Article I of the Constitution, which provides for the House of Representatives. This post is part of a series that will make more sense if it is read in order. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Article I, Section 1

Today, we take our first look at the actual Constitution itself. We will examine the first section of Article I. This post is part of a series that will make more sense if it is read in order. If you … Continue reading

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Preamble

Having gone through the background of the writing of the Constitution, we shall now examine the Preamble. Frequently in the history and/or civics classes where students are exposed to this wonderful document, there is a tendency to slide over the … Continue reading

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