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Article 4, section 1
What is the Full Faith and Credit Clause?
It requires all states to honor the laws, records, and court rulings of other states.
Article 4, section 2
What is the Privileges and Immunities clause?
Any right you have as a U.S. citizen in one state, you will have in all other states.
Article 4, section 2
Do governors have to extradite suspected criminals from one state to another?
Although the Constitution appears to demand extradition, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled governors do not have to extradite suspected criminals.
Article 4, section 3
What is the requirement to add new States?
Congress can bring new States into the U.S., so long as they are not formed within existing States. One exception was West Virginia because they refused to secede during the Civil War and became a State afterwards.
Article 4, section 4
Who can send soldiers into a State to protect it from violence?
The President upon request from the legislature, or, if the legislature is not in session, the governor.
Article 5
What is the process for amending the Constitution?
1A) If two-thirds of both Houses think it is necessary, Congress can amend the Constitution.
1B) Or, if two-thirds of the States request an amendment, Congress must call a convention to propose amendments.
2) Amendments must be approved by three-fourths of the state legislatures or state conventions to pass.
Article 6
What is the Supremacy Clause?
The Constitution, laws made by Congress, and treaties are the highest laws in the country and must be followed by all. Judges must disregard or change laws that conflict with the Constitution.
Article 6
Who is required to take an oath to support the Constitution?
All government and state officers must take an oath to support the Constitution.
Article 7
What was required to ratify the Constitution?
Agreement by at least nine states.