The Constitution Of The United States

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Promulgation and Legislation in the U.S. Constitution: The federal system of government of the United States is based on its constitution. The Constitution grants all authority to the federal government except the power that is delegated to the states. Each state in the United States has its own constitution, local government, statute, and courts. The Constitution of the United States sets the judiciary of the federal government and defines the extent of the federal court’s power. The federal court has exclusive jurisdiction over particular kinds of cases. For instance, cases including foreign governments, cases including federal laws, and disputes between states. In some other areas, the jurisdiction is divided between federal courts and state courts. For instance, a case including parties who live in different states might be decided by both of the federal and state courts. In most cases, State courts have exclusive jurisdiction. A. Congress. Congress has broad authority based on the Constitution. All legislative power is conferred by the Congress, which means it is the only part of the government that can enact new laws or amend existing laws. The Legislative authority of the United States is for the Congress, which contain two bodies: the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Constitution of the U.S. gives Congress the one and only power to create legislation. Both of the two bodies of the legislative authority must pass the same bill by a
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