Did Jackson violate the Constitutional definition of treason as set forth in Article III section 3?
Andrew Jackson did not violate the Constitutional definition of treason as set forth in Article III section 2. He did declare that South Carolina stood on "the brink of insurrection and treason."
What constitutional clause has the US Supreme Court used to expand Congress' authority beyond its enumerated powers?
* Convicting an Impeachment (2/3 majority in the Senate - Article 1, Section 3) * Expulsion of a member of one house of Congress (2/3 vote of the house in question - Article 1, Section 5) * Override a Presidential Veto (2/3 majority in both the House and the Senate - Article 1, Section 7) * Ratify a treaty (2/3 majority in the Senate - Article 2, Section 2) * Passing of a Constitutional Amendment…