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ALPHABETICAL ANALYSIS Continued.
Heads of Departments. The Congress may, by law, vest the appointment of such inferior
officers as they think proper, in the President alone, in the courts of law, or in the
heads of Departments. High crimes and misdemeanors. The President, Vice President, and all civil officers of the
U.S. shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason,
bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. Honor. Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from
office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust, or profit,
under the United States.
House of Reps. Congress shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
House of Reps. Members of the House of Representatives chosen every second year by
House of Reps., members of the. (See Representatives.)
House of Reps. Qualifications of electors of members of the Ho. Reps., the same as for
electors of the most numerous branch of the State Legislature.
House of Reps. shall choose their Speaker and other officers. The..
House of Reps. shall have the sole power of impeachment. The...
House of Representatives. The-
Shall be the judge of the elections, returns, and qalifications of its own members,
and a majority shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number
may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the attendance
of absent members in such manner, and under such penalties, as that House
be may provide..
May determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly be-
havior, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member. SUSU' Shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, ex
cepting such parts as may, in their judgment, require secrecy; and the yeas and nays of the members of either House, on any question, shall, at the desire of one-fifth of those present, be entered on the journal
1 5 3 5 Shall not, during the session of Congress, without the consent of the Senate, ad
journ for more than three days, nor to any other place than that in which the
two Houses shall be sitting. House of Reps. All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives,
but the Senate may propose, or concur with, amendments, as on other bills....... 1 7 1 7
House of Reps. and Senate. Every bill which shall have passed the House of Representa-
tives and the Senate, shall, before it become a law, be presented to the President of
the United States; if he approve, he shall sign it, but if not, he shall return it, with
his objections, to that House in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the
objections at large on their journal, and proceed to reconsider it
. If, after such re-
consideration, two-thirds of that House shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent,
together with the objections, to the other House, by which it shall likewise be re-
considered, and if approved by two-thirds of that House, it shall become a law.
But in all such cases the votes of both Houses shall be determined by yeas and
nays, and the names of the persons voting for and against the bill, shall be entered
on the journal of each House respectively. If any bill shall not be returned by the
President within ten days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to
him, the same shall be a law, in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the Con-
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House of Reps. and Senate. Every order, resolution, or vote to which the concurrence of
the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary, (except on a question
of adjournment,) shall be presented to the President of the United States, and be-
fore the same shall take effect, shall be approved by him; or, being disapproved by
him, shall be repassed by two-thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives,
according to the rules and limitations prescribed in the case of a bill.........
8 House of Representatives and Senate. See Congress.
Houses of Congress. The President may, on extraordinary occasions, convene both Houses
of Congress, or either of them..... Houses of Congress. The Congress, whenever two-thirds of both Houses shall deem it ne
cessary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution. House. No soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house without the consent of
the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. Houses. The right of the people to be secure in their Houses against unreasonable searches
and seizures, shall not be violated.....
House of Reps. If no person have a majority, (of the electoral votes as President of the U.
S.) then, from the persons having the highest numbers, not exceeding three, on the
list of those voted for as President, the House of Representatives shall choose, im-
mediately, by ballot, the President. But, in choosing the President, the votes shall
be taken by States, the representatives from each State having one vote: a quorum
for this purpose shall consist of a member or members from two-thirds of the States,
and a majority of all the States shall be necessary to a choice. And if the House
of Reps. shall not choose a President whenever the right of choice shall devolve
upon them, before the 4th day of March next following, then the Vice President
act as President, as in the case of the death or other constitutional disability of
Immunities. The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of
citizens in the several States.....
Impeachment. The House of Reps. shall have the sole power of impeachment....
Impeachments. The Senate of the U. S. shall have the sole power to try all impeachments..
Impeachment. When sitting to try an impeachment, the Senate shall be on oath or affirmation
When the President is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside......
No person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members
present... Judgment in cases of impeachment, shall not extend further than removal from
office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust, or profit
under the United States..
But the party convicted shall, nevertheless, be liable and subject to indictment, trial,
judgment, and punishment, according to law...
Impeachment. The President shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offences
against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.
Impeachment. All civil officers of the U. S. shall be removed from office on impeachment for,
and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors..
Impeachment. The trial of all crimes, except in cases of impeachment, shall be by jury.....
Importation of persons. (Slaves. The migration or importation of such persons as any of
the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by Con-
gress prior to the year eighteen hundred and eight, but a tax or duty may be im-
posed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each
Importation. No amendment made prior to 1808, shall affect the preceding clause..........
Imposts. Congress shall have power to lay imposts......
Imposts. All duties, imposts, and excises shall be uniform throughout the U.S...........
Imposts. No State shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any imposts or duties on im-
ports or exports, &c. See duties...
Inability. In case of the inability of the President to discharge the powers and duties of that
office, the same shall devolve on the Vice President; and in case of the inability of
both President and Vice President, Congress shall by law declare what officer shall
then act as President.
Indians not taxed, excluded from representative numbers........
*Indian tribes. Congress shall have power to regulate commerce amorg the several Statos,
and with the Indian tribes....
Indictment. Persons convicted on an impeachment, shall nevertheless be subject to indict
ment, trial, judgment, and punishment, according to law....
Indictment. No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime,
unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, &c..
Inferior officers. See appointment.
Inferior courts. The judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one Supreme
Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and
establish. The judges, both of the Supreme and inferior courts, shall hold their
offices during good behavior.
Inferior courts. See judicial power
Ingersol, deputy from Pennsylvania, signed this Constitution. Jared
Inhabitant. A Representative in Congress shall be an inhabitant of the State in which he
shall be chosen.
Inhabitant. A Senator in Congress shall be an inhabitant of the State in which he shall be
Inhabitant. The electors shall meet in their respective States, and vote by ballot for President
and Vice President, one of whom at least shall not be an inhabitant of the same
State with themselves.
Inspection laws. No State shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any imposts or duties
on imports or exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing its
inspection laws. Insurrections. Congress shall have power to provide for calling forth the militia to execute
the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions. Insurrectien. The United States shall, on application of the Legislature, or of the Executive,
(when the Legislature cannot be convened,) protect each State against domestic violence or insurrection,