The 14th Amendment

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Section 1 (a) the executive branch may veto legislation and may call special sessions of congress the legislative may override a president’s veto, may impeach the president, approves appointment's of judges and approves treaties (b) the framers intentions were to keep any branch of government from having too much power and the checks and balances make their intentions possible. 2. 1. (a) skipped (b) it basically means that the law must be obeyed no matter what and no one is immune to the law also it means no one man has more power than the law. 3. (a) the framers knew from experience that if they did not limit the government their government would turn into the one in Britain with a king, and most people in America did not like the king. (b) …show more content…
(b) This method preserved the intention of the framers to create a fed gov, one in which powers are divided between a central gov and many local governments, it also probably represents democracy. 6. (a) The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime, This amendment was a direct result of the civil war. The fourteenth amendment addresses citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws, and was proposed in response to issues related to treatment of freedmen following the war. The fifteenth amendment: By 1869, amendments had been passed to abolish slavery and provide citizenship and equal protection under the laws, but the narrow election of Ulysses S. Grant to the presidency in 1868 convinced a majority of Republicans that protecting the franchise of black voters was important for the party's future, so all were related to the civil war. (b) the 22nd amendment insures that no president may serve more than two terms this was due to FDR serving four terms. …show more content…
The president makes appointments to office with an eye to party politics. In short, government in the united states in many ways government through party (b) most of the framers were opposed to political parties. In his farewell address in 1796, George Washington warned the people against what he called “the baneful effects of the spirit of party”. He and many others feared the divisive effect of party politics on government. Yes, I do agree with his assessment of political parties I think government would be better of without them. 10. (a) since George Washington presidents have only served two terms until FDR served 3 then broke custom, then the two term custom was made into law. Their was a custom where the vice president took office when the president died but this did not become a formal law until ratification of the 25 amendment in 1967. (b) Unwritten customs can be as influential as written laws The President's Cabinet exists solely as a result of custom rather than any laws the custom of senatorial courtesy guides the appointment of public

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