In 1800, Spain sold the Louisiana Territory to France Under French control for three years until 1803. Napoleon sold the Louisiana Territory to Thomas Jefferson in the Louisiana Purchase of 828,00 miles for 11 million dollars.
Define the 10th Amendment and explain its relationship to the Missouri Government
Powers not delegated to the U.S. by the Constitution are to the state respectively or the people. This gives Missouri the power to create laws and regulate all aspects other than those mentioned in the federal constitution.
Describe the qualifications and jobs of the governor of Missouri
Governor-Chief Executive officer. Must be 30, US Citizen for 15 years, resident of Missouri, Four year terms, max two terms, appointive and approval powers, can grant reprieves and pardons, Head of State Militia
How many times has the Missouri constitution been revised and when?
4 times (1820, 1865, 1875, 1945)
Explain why state constitutions are larger than the Federal constitution.
The federal constitution only discusses the powers of the Federal government, which are limited. The states have the rest of the powers that are not mentioned, therefore they have larger constitutions to be more specific.
Compare and contrast the qualifications for the Missouri House of Representatives and the Senate
HoR -Must be apportioned by the census -24, qualified voter 2 yrs, resident of district 1 yr -163 members, 2 yr terms, only 4 terms Senate -30 yrs, qualified voter of Missouri 3 yrs, resident 1 yr -34 members, 4 yr terms, 8 yr term limit. No more than 16 yrs