Constitution and Systems of Georgia Essay

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Constitution and Systems of Georgia CaSandra Edmonds POL 215 January 10, 2011 Rosalind McAdams Constitution and Systems of Georgia “To perpetuate the principles of free government, insure justice to all, preserve peace, promote the interest and happiness of the citizen and of the family” (Constitution of the state of Georgia, 2007, p. 4). These words begin the preamble of the Constitution of the State of Georgia. Within the realms of reality, every individual needs to believe that preserving his or her rights by the state in which he or she lives should be executed. This paper will illustrate the main articles in Georgia’s Constitution and the relationship between the United States Constitutions. Discuss the services judicial,…show more content…
II. General provisions, consists of five paragraphs that deal with procedures to be provided by law, run-off election, and persons not eligible to hold office. III. Suspension and removal of public officials, which consists of two paragraphs that deal with the procedures for and effect of suspending or removing public officials upon felony indictment and suspension upon felony conviction. Relationship between the United States Constitution and Georgia Constitution Upon reading through or rather skimming through the Constitution of the state of Georgia, I found that there are some items that show a relationship with the United States Constitution. The first similarity is the Constitution of the state of Georgia and the United States Constitution begin with the Preamble. Many differences are found in the Preamble but of these constitutions begin the same way. The second relationship between the two constitutions, the legislative branch: a. The United States constitutions states, “Power vested in General Assembly. The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a General Assembly which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives” (Constitution of the State of Georgia, 2007, p. 14). b. The United States Constitution states, “All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives” (Unites States Constitution, 1787, p.
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