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CHAPTER XI. REPEAT clause 1. 368. In whom is the executive power vested ? 370. How long does the President hold his office ? ·

371. When does the term commence? When does it expire ? II )w often may a President be re-elected? What example guides this matter?

372. Why was the office of Vice-President created ? Repeat clause 2.

373. How are the President and Vice-President chosen ? What is neapt by the electoral college ?

376. To what number of electors is each State entitled?
377. Who are excluded from being electors ?
378. What is the rule if the electors fail to make a choice ?
379. Where does each electoral college meet?
383. How is the President chosen in the House of Representatives?
385. Describe the manner in which Thomas Jefferson was elected ?
388. How are the electors to vote?
389. What is the rule if no one has a majority ?

390. What if the choice of a President falls on the House of Representafives, and they fail ?

391. How is the Vice-President elected ? What proportion of senators constitute a quorum for this purpose ? How are the votes of the Senate taken?

392. Can one who is ineligible to the office of President be eligible to the office of Vice-President?

393. How was John Q. Adams elected in 1825 ?
Repeat clause 4.
394. How many electors is each State entitled to ?

395. Where are the electors required to give their votes? Where do they asually meet? What is further required of the electors ?

396. What is the rule if there should then be no President of the Senate at the seat of government? What is required to be done with the other two certificates ?

397. What is required of the executive authority of each State ?

398. What is required to be done if a list of votes shall not have been received at the time appointed ?

399. Where are the certificates to be opened? By whom? In the presence of wbom?

Repeat clause 5.

401. Of how many particulars do the qualifications of President consist ? Name the first; the second; the third; the fourth.

402. Why are aliens and foreigners excluded from the office of Presiden. ? 403. Why should the President be thirty-five years of age ?

404. Why is a previous residence of fourteen years required ? Does it pre. clude a temporary sojourn in foreign countries ?

Repeat clause 6. 405. In case of death, &c. of the President, on whom do his duties diriivo?

406. In case of death, &c. of the President and Vice-President, who shall act as President? Who in case there shall be no President of the Senato pro tein pore?

407. What does the Vice President generally do just before the close ct every session ?

408. In what case is there no provision made for President?

409. What is the rule when the office of President and Vice-President shall both become vacant ?

Repeat clause 7.

410. Has Congress the power to deprive the Presidont of his salary? Can his sa'ary be increased during his term of office ?

411. What is the salary of the President? Of the Vice-President? Repeat clause 8. Repeat clause 1, sec. 2.

414. Who is commander-in-chief of the army and navy? When onis can he command the militia of the several States ?

415. The opinions of whom may the President require in writing? Is he bound to adopt such opinions ? The opinions of whom can he not require ?

416. Who is authorized to grant reprieves and pardons for offonces against the United States? What cases excepted? What is a reprieve? A pardon? What does the pardoning power include ?

417. Against whom is impeachment generally employed ? For what? How lar does the judgment extend? What portion of the Senate must concur? What is the object of impeachment ?

Repeat clause 2. 413. What is a treaty ? What are the subjects of treaties? 419. How are treaties usually formed ? When is the treaty finally binding ? 420. How is a treaty concluded in practice ?

421. Can the Senate make alterations in a treaty? When does it become & law?

422. In whom is the appointing power vested? Under what restrictions ? To whom does this power extend?

423. What is the rule when nominations shall be made by the President in writing? What is the rule as to remarks concerning the character, &c. of a person nominated ?

424. Can the Senate reject a nomination made by the President? Can they nominate another person?

425. To constitute a full appointment there are three requisites Name the first; the second ; the third.

426. What is necessary to make an appointment complete?

427. What is the commission ? Is its delivery necessary? If lost, would the appointment be void? From what date is the salary received ?

428. In whom is the power of removal vested ? 430. How far does the power of the President to remove officers extend? 431. What are the duties of public ministers?

433. How many grades of public ministers are there? Name those of the first class. Whom do they represent? How are ambassadors divided? How are ordinary ambassadors employed ? How are extraordinary?

434. Name the second class of public ministers. Name the third. How do ministers of the second and third classes represent their State or sovereign?

435. Who are consuls ? " Are they considered as public ministers? What is required before they can enter on their duties? Who is a vice-consul ?

436. What are the duties of consuls of the United States ? What have they authority to receive? What is required of them? What power bave they?

437. Are consuls permitied to transact business in their own name? What is the penalty ?

438. What is the law with regard to the persons and goods of foreign awbassadors ? Are they responsible to the laws of the country to which they are sont? What is the law if they insult the government to wbich they are sent, or violate its laws?

439. Are consuls entitled to the privileges of public ministers? Are they subject to the laws of the country where they reside?

Repeat claus: 3.

441. What is the law should a vacancy occur when the Senate is not in session ? When does that appointment expire ?

Repeat section 3.

444. What was the origin of the President's written message to Congress ? What two Presidents delivered them personally? By wbom was the practico

discontinut? Is Congress obliged to adopt the recommendations of the President?

445. Why has the President the power to call together both houses of Congress ?

447. Who is authorized to receive public ministers? What is required of foreign ministers?

445. What laws does the President see executed? Why is this duty laid upon him ?

* 450. Who commissions all the officers of the United States? By whop are the commissions of the public officers signed? What seal have they?

Repeat section 4.

451. To whom does the power of impeachment extend? What is meant by civil officers of the United States? Who are not considered as civil officers? Are they liable to impeachment ? To what discipline are they subject ?

452. What is commonly meant by crimes ? By misdemeanors? What is bribery?

453. Are members of Congress liable to impeachment ?

454. Is the sovereign of England answerable for official misconduct? Is the President of the United States ?

455. Is the President considered as a private citizen ? Excepi in what cases ?

456. Name thr Presidents, and the number of terms they were in office ?

CHAPTER XII.

457. How is the executive and administrative business of the government managed ? Name the executive departments ?

458. By whom are the heads of the departments appointed? What do they constitute? Is the Vice-President a member of the cabinet ?

459. Who are the constitutional advisers of the President ?

460. By whom is the head or chief officer of a department nominated ? By whom may he be removed? What is the rule if à vacancy should happen during the recess of Congress? What are bureaus?

461. How can copies of their records be made evidence ?

462. Can the heads of the departments make a contract in behalf of the United States? What is the exception?

463. What are the duties of Secretary of State ? What is his salary? 464. By whom are passports granted to American citizens ?

465. After laws have been passed by Congress, what is done ? · 466. What other officers are there in the Department of State besides the Secretary?

468. What are the duties of the Secretary of War? Does he compcre part of the army? What is his salary?

469. Who is the Quartermaster-general ? The Chief Engineer? Colonol of Topographical Engineers ? Colonel of Ordnance ? Commissary-general ? Paymaster-general? Surgeon-general ?

470. The supervision of what armories belongs to the Secretary of War! For what purpose are these armories? In what other way does governuent procure arms ?

471. Into how many military divisions are the United States and territories divided ? Name the first; the second; the third; the fourth ; the afth. Where are the bead-quarters of the army? What are established in cach of these departments ?

472. What is the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury? His salary? Where are th) accounts of the government finally settled ?

476. What are done with claims due to the United States after failure or refusal to pay?

478. What other irnportant officers are attached to this department ?

479. Of what officers does the Light-house Board consist? Who is prosident of the Board ?

480. What are the duties of the Light-house Board ?
482. What are the duties of the Secretary of the Navy?
483. What bureaus belong to the Navy Department?

434. By whom is the chief of the bureau appointed ? Under whose author. ily are the duties of the bureaus performed ?

486. What are the duties of the Postmaster-general? What is his salary?

489. By whom is he aided ? By whom are they appointed? Of what posto masters has he the appointment? What postmasters are appointed by the President? Who fills the office of Postmaster-general in case of death, &c.

488. How often does the Postmaster-general render his account? To whom does he render it? When is the revenue rising from his department paid ?

489. What is required of him and others employed in that department previous to entering on the duties of office? What is required of the various deputy postmasters ?

491. What new department was created in 1849 ? 492. What are the duties of the Secretary of the Interior ? His salary? 493. What are the bureaus connected with the Department of the Interior ? 494. What other duties are assigned to this department? 496. What are the duties of the Attorney-general ?

CHAPTER XIII.

500. Prior to the adoption of the Constitution, had the people of the United States any national tribunal? Where was the administration of justice confined ?

507. When laws became necessary to secure the interests of the Confedeacy, what did Congress do? What was one of the objects of the new Con. sitution ? 508. What does the Constitution establish ? 510. How long do the judges of the Supreme and inferior courts hold their U ce? Can their compensation be diminished? What is the object of these pruzisions? How can the judges be removed from office ?

511. May their salary be increased ? 512. Of what is the Supreme Court of the United States composed ? How

any & ssions does it hold annually? How many constitute a quorum? What is the salary of the chief justice? Of each associate judge?

513. Into how many circuits are the United States divided? What kind of sourt is held in each ? Of whom is it composed? How often is it held ?

514. Into what other divisions are they divided? What are the courts held in these divisions called ?

515. Who appoints the clerk of the court? What are the duties of the marshal? What other officer is there in each district ?

517. What is meant by the original jurisdiction of a court? How is appelo late jurisdiction exercised ? When is it concurrent? When exclusive?

518. In what cases have the circuit courts original jurisdiction ? 519. In what have the district courts?

520. There are nine subjects in which the courts of United States have jurisdiction. Name the first; the second; the third; the fourth ; the fifth; tbe xixth; the seventh; the eighth; the ninth.

523. Repeat the amendment to this clause.

528. What is the name of the court established by Congress in February, 1855? Who represents the government before the court ?

529. What is the duty of this court ? Repeat clause 3.

531. How are impeachments tried? What is a jury? Of what number does the jury consist? What is a verdict? 532. Where is the trial for crimes to be held ? 533. Where if they are not committed within a State ? Repeat clarise 1, sec. 3. 534. Of what two things does treason consist ?

535. What is levying war? If war be actually levied, who are cor sideroj as traitors ?

536. What is the highest crime against a government? 537, How many witnesses are necessary in order to convict for treason? Repeat clause 2.

538. What is the punishment for treason? What is the duty of one who has knowledge of the commission of treason? What is a knowledge and concealment of treason, without assenting to it, termed ?

539. What is meant by becoming attaint? 540. To what did attainder lead?

CHAPTER XIV.

543. What has the Constitution declared in regard to the public acts, &c. of the States?

544. What is the mode by which records, &c. should be autkonticated ? 545. How are records, &c. to be considered when thus authenticated ? Repeat clause 1, sec. 2. 546. Repeat clause 2.

548. If the executive authority of one State demand a fugitive from justice of the executive authority of another State, what is the duty of the latter?

549. What course does the executive on whom the requisition is made generally pursue ?

Repeat clause 3.

551. Are the citizens of slave-holding States allowed to reclaim their slaves when they escape into other States ? Are fugitives from service or labour freed when they flee into another State ?

553. Has Congress the power to admit new States into the Union? What was the num r of States at the adoption of the Constitution? What is the number at present?

554. What form of government does the United States guarantee to every State ? When are the territories erected into States ?

555. How has Congress acquired additional territory?
557. To what body is the care of the public property intrusted ?

558. The title of the United States to public land is derived from three sources. Name the first.

559. Name the second source.

561. What did Congress recommend to those States who had claims to tbo Western country?

562. What did Congress resolve with regard to the unappropriated lands?

563. Does the United States own the soil inhabited by the Indians ? What has it conceded to them? How has their right of cucupancy been extinguished or purchasod? What is done be 'ore the public lands are offered for sale! How are townships subdivided ?

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