Article 1 of the Constitution

Article 1 of the Constitution

Article 1 of the US Constitution details the legislative branch of the US Government – also known as Congress. Article 1 establishes that Congress makes laws for the US and consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Articles of the Constitution

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In 1787, the Continental Congress called for the drafting of a new constitution, which became the U.S. Constitution containing 7 articles. The articles of the constitution were written at the beginning of the nation’s establishment and serves as a magnificently drafted blueprint for government. What are the seven articles of the constitution? The United States […]

Pictures Explain: Article 2 of US Constitution in Simple Terms

Article 2 of the Constitution outlines the executive branch of the US Government. It gives particular attention to the president and his/her powers and responsibilities. As it can be difficult to understand, we have explained the text of the 2nd article in simple words – summarizing the main points. We hope that you find it […]

Pictures Explain: Article 1 of US Constitution in Simple Terms

Article 1 of the Constitution starts off the constitution by establishing what powers Congress holds. As it can be difficult to understand, we have explained the text of the 1st article in simple words – summarizing the main points. We hope that you find it useful. Feel free to share this graphic! Click here to […]

The First Amendment Right of Freedom of the Press

First Amendment

The First Amendment guaranteed five specific freedoms. The First Amendment provides freedom of religion, freedom of assembly, freedom to petition the government, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press. 

Free Speech and the First Amendment

First Amendment

The principle of free speech and freedom of the press is sacrosanct to most Americans. And the First Amendment to the United States Constitution is arguably the most discussed legal topic of all time.