New Word of the Day – “Impeachment”

Do you know the definition for the New Word of the Day, which is “Impeachment”?

Pronounced: {im-peech-muh nt}

Impeachment is accusing a government official with a a crime or misdemeanor.

It does not mean the evidence has proven the individual is innocent or guilty.

“The President, Vice President and all Civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”
— U.S. Constitution, Article II, section 4

For example, President(s)  Andrew Johnson, William J. Clinton and Walter L. Nixon were impeached.

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About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, movies, and the great outdoors.

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