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Pinckney, deputy from South Carolina, signed this Constitution. Charles C. Pinckney, deputy from South Carolina, signed this Constitution. Charles. Piracies. Congress shall have power to define and punish piracies and felonies committed on

the high seas, and offences against the law of nations. Ports. No preference shall be given by any regulation of commerce or revenue, to the ports

of one State over those of another: nor shall vessels bound to, or from, one State,

be obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties in another......
Posterity. The Constitution established in order to secure the blessings of liberty to our-

selves and to our posterity....
Post Offices and Post Roads. Congress shall have power to establish post offices and post

roads.-..
Power of impeachment. The House of Representatives shall have the sole power of im-

peachment..
Power. Congress shall have power. See Congress..
Power. The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments..
Power. The Executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America
Power. The President shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offences against

the United States, except in cases of impeachment..
Power. The power of the President in making treaties, appointments, &c. See President,
Power. (See Judicial power,)...
Power. The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit,

in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by cit

izens of another State, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state...
Powers herein granted vested in Congress. All legislative...
Powers. Congress shall have power to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper

for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States, or any department or officer thereof. See Congress,..

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ALPHABETICAL ANALYSIS—Continued.

Art. sec. cl. page. Powers. In case of the inability of the President to discharge the powers and duties of the office, the same shall devolve on the Vice President.

2 1 6 14 Powers. The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people..

10th amend. 28 Preference regarding ports of States. No preference shall be given by any regulation of com

merce or revenue to the ports of one State over those of another; nor shall vessels

bound to or from one State be obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties in another..... 19 6 Prejudice of Claims. Nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of the United States, or of any particular State.

20 Present. No person shall be convicted on an impeachment without the concurrence of twothirds of the Senators

present. Present. 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.

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Present. No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States; and no person holding

any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of the Congress,
accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any
king, prince, or foreign state..

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Presented. Every bill, order, resolution, or vote, to which the concurrence of the Senate and

House of Representatives may be necessary, &c., shall be presented to the President
Presentment of a grand jury. No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise in-

famous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in
cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia when in actual service in
time of war or public danger...

5th amend.
Preserve the Constitution. The President of the United States shall take an oath, or affirma-
tion to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution.

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President of the Senate. (See Senate U.S.)
President pro tempore. (See Senate U. S.)

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President of the United States. The Senate shall choose a President pro tempore when the

Vice President shall act as..
President of the U. S. is tried by the Senate on an impeachment, the Chief Justice shall pre-

side. When the.
President of the U.S. Every bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives 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. (See Bill.). President of the U.S. If any bill shall not be returned by the President within ten days (Sun

days 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 Congress by their adjournment pre-

vent its return; in which case it shall not be a law. (See Bill.)..
President of the U.S. Every order, resolution, or vote, to which the concurrence of the Sen-

ate and House of Representatives may be necessary, (except on a question of ad-
journment,) shall be presented to the President of the United States, and before
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. (See

Resolution.)
President of the US. The Executive power shall be vested in a President of the United

States of America. He shall hold his office during the term of four years, and to-
gether with the Vice President, chosen for the same term, be elected as follows:..

Electors apponted. Each State shall appoint, in such manner as the Legisla-
ture thereof may direct, a member of electors equal to the whole number of Senators
and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress; but no Sena-
tor or Representative, or person holding an office of trust or profit under the United
States, shall be appointed an elector..

Electors' proceedings. 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

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ALPHABETICAL ANALYSIS—Continued.

Art. sec. cl. page.

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inhabitant of the same State with themselves. They shall name in their ballots the
person voted for as President, and, in distinct ballots, the person voted for as Vice
President; and they shall make distinct lists of all persons voted for as President,
and of all persons voted for as Vice Presideut, and of the number of votes for each ;
which lists they shall sign and certify, and trarsmit sealed to the seat of the Gov-
ernment of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate....... 121h amend. 28

Electoral votes opened and counted. The President of the Senate shall, in pre-
sence of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the certificates, and the
votes shall then be counted; the person having the greatest number of votes for Pre-
sident shall be the President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of
electors appointed.

12th amend. 29
Election by House of Representatives. And if no person have such majority,
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, immedi-
ately, by ballot, the President. But, in choosing the President, the votes shall be
taken by States, the representation 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.

12th amend. 29
Election failing the Vice President shall act. And if the House of Representatives
shall not choose a President whenever the right of choice shall devolve upon them,
before the fourth of March next following, then the Vice President shall act as Pre-

sident, as in the case of the death or other constitutional disability of the President. 12th amend. 29
President of the United States. No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the

United States at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the
office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not
have attained to the age of 35 years, and been 14 years a resident within the United
States.u...

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President of the United States. In case of the removal of the President from office, or of his

death, resignation, or inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office,
the same shall devolve on the Vice President; and the Congress may, by law, pro-
vide for the case of removal, death, resignation, or inability, both of the President
and Vice President, declaring what officer shall then act as President, and such offi-
cer shall act accordingly, until the disability be removed, or a President shall be

elected ..
President of the United States. The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services

a compensation, which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period
for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any

other emolument from the United States, or any of them..,
President of the United States. Before he enter on the execution of his office, he shall take

the following oath or affirmation: “I do solemnly, swear, (or affirm,) that I will
faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will, to the best of

my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States".
President of the United States. The President shall be commander-in-chief of the army and

navy of the United States, and of the militia of the several States; when called into
the actual service of the U.S.; he may require the opinion in writing of the prnciipal
officer in each of the executive departments, upon any subject relating to the duties
of their respective offices; and he shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons

for offences against the United States, except in cases of impeachment..
President of the United States. He shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of

the Senate, to make treaties, provided two-thirds of the Senators present concur;
and he shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shali
appoint ambassadors, other public ministers, and consuls, judges of the supreme
court, and all other officers of the United States, whose appointments are not here-
in otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by law: but 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.

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