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U.S. Constitution (Interactive)

U.S. Constitution (Interactive)

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U.S. Constitution (Interactive)
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In this and related sections we dissect the US Constitution into its parts and subparts. Because many articles from the original constitution have been amended or superseded, we follow the text linking strategy set forth by the National Archives to correlate related texts.[1] While maintaining these important correlations, we also add add a more intuitive format to these correlations and to the text in general.

Desktop users will notice that when certain areas of text are hovered over, the display of related amendments or articles appear in the side margin. We believe that displaying relevant text in this manner makes the Constitution much easier to study and comprehend because the reader is not forced to juggle multiple documents. As stated, we rely on the National Archives to make these important correlations.

In addition to the unique hovering effect, we have also dissected sections down to clause level for the purpose of integration and discussion among other topics. One such example is Article 2, Section 1, Clause 8 which gives context to a series of historical videos on the Presidential Oath of Office.

In summary, we hope that you find our copy of the US Constitution easier to study and comprehend. We also hope to tie in relevant information that provides a deeper understanding of the Constitution and related subjects.

Footnotes:
1.http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html
Preamble

Preamble

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Articles of the Constitution

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Amendments

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Congress

Congress

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Congress
Senate

Senate

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House of Representatives

House of Representatives

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Congress ::: miscellaneous:

Congress ::: miscellaneous:

Article 1 [Legislative Power]

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Executive Branch

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Vice President

Vice President

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Office of President

Office of President

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Executive Branch ::: miscellaneous:

Executive Branch ::: miscellaneous:

Article 2 [Executive power]

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Judicial Branch

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Supreme Court

Supreme Court

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Judicial Branch ::: miscellaneous:

Judicial Branch ::: miscellaneous:

Article 3 [Judicial power]

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U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

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U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
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All departments, agencies and hierarchical information represents the complete data series available from federalregister.gov (last updated on April 8, 2014). In the future, we hope to improve the hierarchical information by combining the data set with information from authoritative sources and also include budget information. At such time, this notice will be updated (including sources).

As of now, smaller departments available in the 'alphabetical' listing are not necessarily available in the 'top-down hierarchy'. As always, suggestions and help with improving data sets, especially those related to government transparency is greatly appreciated.

Departments & Agencies (Alphabetical & Bottom-Up Hierarchy)

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Departments & Agencies (Top-Down Hierarchy)

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United States Government ::: is part of:

United States Government ::: is part of:

United States

United States

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United States
States

States

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United States ::: characteristics

Govt type: Constitution-based federal republic; strong democratic tradition

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Gini index: 45

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GDP (Exchange Rate): $16.02 trillion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 78.62

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GDP (PPP): $16,240,000,000,000

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Literacy rate: 99%

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GDP per capita: $51,700

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Population: 316,438,601

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CO2 per capita: 17.5043

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United States ::: example of:

United States ::: example of:

Country

Country

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Political boundaries of North America

Political boundaries of North America

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