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INDEX

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THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

A.

Art. Sec. Page

Arts and Sciences, to be promoted 1 8 273

Acts, records, and judicial proceedings of each State en-
titled to faith and credit in other States 4 1 284

Amendments to the Constitution, how made m 5 1 286

made 294

Appointments, to be made by the President 2 2 280

Apportionment of Representatives 1 2 266

Appropriations by law 1 9 275

Appropriation for army not to exceed two years 1 8 273

Armies, Congress to raise and support 1 8 273

Arms, right of the people to keep and bear 294

Assemble, people may 294

Attainder, bill of, prohibited to Congress 1 9 275

prohibited to the States 1 10 276

of treason shall not work corruption of blood
or forfeiture, except during the life of the

person attainted 3 3 284

B.

Bail, excessive, not required 296

Bankruptcy laws to be uniform 1 8 273

Bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of

1 7 271
Capitation tax, apportionment of. 1 9 2*75

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Bills, before they become laws, shall be passed by both
houses and approved by the President; or, if dis-
approved, shall be passed by two-thirds of each

house 1 7 271

not returned in ten days, unless an adjournment in-
tervene, shall be laws 1 7 2*72

Borrow money, Congress may.... 1 8 2*72

C.

Census, or enumeration, to be made every ten years 1 2 266

Citizens of each State shall be entitled to the privileges
and immunities of citizens in the several

States 4 2 284

Claims, no prejudice to certain 4 3 285

of the United States, or of the several States, not
to be prejudiced by any construction of the Con-
stitution 4 3 285

Coasting trade, regulation respecting 1 9 215

Coins, Congress fix value of foreign 1 8 2*73

Commerce, Congress to regulate 1 8 273

regulations respecting, to be equal and uni-
form , 1 9 2*75

Commissions to be granted by the President 2 3 281

Common law recognized and established, 7th amendment . . 295

Congress vested with power 1 1 265

may alter the regulations of State legislatures
concerning elections of Senators and Repre-
sentatives, except as to place of choosing Sen-
ators 1 4 269

shall assemble once every year 1 4 269

officers of government can not be members of.. 1 6 271
may provide for cases of removal, death, &c,

of President and Vice President 2 1 279

may determine the time of choosing electors of

President and Vice President 2 1 279

may invest the appointment of inferior officers
in the President alone, in the courts of law, or
the heads of departments 2 2 281

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Congress may establish courts inferior to the Supreme

Court 3 1 282

may declare the punishment of treason 3 3 283

may prescribe the manner of proving the acts

and records of each State 4 1 286

to assent to the formation of new States 4 3 285

may propose amendments to Constitution or call

a convention 5 1 286

to lay and collect duties 1 8 212

to borrow money 1 8 212

to regulate commerce 1 8 273

to establish uniform laws of bankruptcy and

naturalization 1 8 213

to coin money, regulate the value of coin,
and fix a standard of weights and meas-
ures 1 8 273

to punish counterfeiting 1 8 273

to constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme

Court 1 8 273

to define and punish piracies, felonies on the
high seas, and offenses against the laws of

nations 1 8 273

to establish post offices and post loads 1 8 273

to authorize patents to authors and inventors... 1 8 273
to declare war, grant letters of marque, and

make rules concerning captures 1 8 273

to raise and support armies 1 8 273

to provide and maintain a navy 1 8 273

to make rules for the government of the army

and navy 1 8 274

to call out the militia in certain cases 1 8 274

to organize, arm, and discipline militia 1 8 274

to exercise exclusive legislation over seat of gov-
ernment 1 8 274

to pass laws necessary to carry the enumerated

powers into effect 1 8 274

to dispose of and make rules concerning the
territory or other property of the United
States 4 3 285

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Congress, President may convene and adjourn, in certain

cases 2 3 281

Constitution, how amended 5 1 286

laws, and treaties to be declared the supreme

law 6 1 287

rendered operative by the ratification of nine

States 7 1 287

Contracts, no law impairing 1 10 2*76

Conventions for proposing amendments to the Constitu-
tion 5 1 286

Counterfeiting, Congress to provide for punishment of.... 1 8 273

Court, Supreme, its original and appellate jurisdiction.... 3 2 283
Courts inferior to the Supreme Court may be ordained by

Congress 1 8 273

Ditto ditto 3 1 282

Crimes, persons accused of} fleeing from justice, may be

demanded 4 2 284=

howto be tried 3 2 280

Criminal prosecutions, proceedings in cases of. 295

D.

Debts against the confederation to be valid 6 1 286

Duties to be laid by Congress, and to be uniform 1 8 272

further provision respecting 1 9 275

can not be laid by the States 1 10 276

on exports prohibited 1 9 275

on imports and exports imposed by States shall

inure to the treasury of the United States 1 10 276

E.

Elections of Senators and Representatives shall be pre-
scribed by the States 1 4 269

qualifications and returns of members of Con-
gress to be determined by each house 1 5 269

Electors of President and Yice President, how chosen, and

their duties 2 1 277

altered (see twelfth amendment) 296

to vote the same day throughout the United

2 1 279
Judges shall hold their offices during good behavior 3 1 282

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Electors, no Senator, or Representative, or public officer,

shall serve as 2 1 27*7

Enumeration every ten years • 1 2 266

Executive power vested in a President- (see President).... 2 1 2 IT

Exports not to be taxed 1 9 275

and imports, States prohibited from laying du-
ties on 110 276

Ex post facto law, none shall be passed 1 9 215

prohibited to States 1 10 216

F.

Fines, excessive, prohibited 296

Fugitives from justice to be delivered up 4 2 284

from service may be reclaimed 4 2 284

H.

Habeas corpus, writ of; can only be suspended in cases of

rebellion or invasion 1 9 275

House of Representatives. (See Representatives.)

I.
Impeachment to be brought by House of Representa-
tives 1 2 267

tried by the Senate 1 3 268

judgment on 1 3 268

All civil officers liable to 2 4 282

Importation of slaves, not prohibited till 1808 1 9 275

J.

their compensation 3 1 282

Judiciary—tribunals inferior to Supreme Court may be

created !8 m

Judicial power vested in a Supreme Court and courts in-
ferior 3 1 282

powers of the judiciary 3 2 282

restriction as to suits against a State 296

Judicial proceedings of each State are entitled to faith and

credit in every State 4 1 284

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