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TO THE

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

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ARTS AND SCIENCES, to be promoted . . . . 1 8 18
Acts, records, and judicial proceedings of each State entitled

to faith and credit in other States - -
AMENDMENTS to the Constitution, how made . . . 5 1 36

o made . - - - -
APPOINTMENTS, to be made by the President -
APPORTIONMENT of Representatives
APPROPRIATIONS by law . . . . . . 1 9
APPROPRIATION FOR ARMY, not to exceed two years -
ARMIES, Congress to raise and support - -
ARMS, right of the people to keep and bear ..

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ASSEMBLE, people may - . . . . . . 1 A 42
ATTAINDER, bill of, prohibited to Congress - - - 1 9 21

prohibited to the States . . . .1 10' 23
of treason, shall not work corruption of blood,

or forfeiture, except during the life of the
person attainted - - - - - 3 3

B.
Bail, excessive, not required - . . . . . 8 A*
BANKRUPTCY laws to be uniform - - - - . 1 8 17
Bills for raising revenue, shall originate in the House of

Representatives . . . . . 1 y 14
« before they become laws, shall be passed by both

Houses, and approved by President; or, if dis-
approved, shall be passed by two-thirds of each
House - - . - - - • • 1

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not returned in ten days, unless an adjournment in-
tervenie, shall be laws - - - .

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BORROW MONEY, Congress may - - - - - - 1 8

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CAPITATION TAX, apportionment of. (See also v. Wheat. 1 9 21

317; iii. Dall. 171.)*
Census, or enumeration, to be made every ten years . 1 %
CITIZENS of each State shall be entitled to the privileges

and immunities of citizens in the several States. (See 4 %
. also iv. Johns' Chancery Reports, 430.)* .
Claims, no prejudice to certain -
Claims of the United States, or of the several States, not

to be prejudiced by any construction of the Consti-

tution - - - - - - - - 4 3
COASTING TRADE, regulations respecting · ·

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« « no preference given - - ' . 1 9 21 ||
Coins, Congress fix value of foreign . . . . 1 8 17|
COMMERCE, Congress to regulate - - - - . 1 8 17|

regulations respecting, to be equal and uniform 1 9
COMMISSIONS, to be granted by the President - - - 2 3 30 || .
COMMON LAW, recognised and established

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CONGRESS, vested with power . , ..

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“ may alter the regulations of State Legislatures

concerning elections of Senators and Repre-
sentatives, except as to place of choosing Sena-

tors - - - - - - - - 1 4 11
shall assemble once every year - • . 1 4 11
officers of Government cannot be mernbers of - 1 6 14
may provide for cases of removal, death, &c., of

President and Vice President - - , % 1 26
may determine the time of choosing electors of

President and Vice President . . . 2 i 25
may invest the appointment of inferior officers

in the President alone, in the courts of law,
or the Heads of Departments .'

2 % 29
may establish courts inferior to the Supreme

Court . . . . . . . 3 i 30
u may declare the punishment of treason . . 3 3 33

may prescribe the manner of proving the acts

and records of each State - - - • 4

to assent to the formation of new States . . 4 3
6 may propose amendments to Constitution, or call

a Convention - - - - - - 5 1 36
to lay and collect taxes, duties, pay debts, &c. 1 8 17

(See also v. Wheat. 317.)*
* Reports of judicial decisions ; for Lawyers and Legislators. † Amendment.

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| Congress to borrow money. (See also ii. Pet. 465.) . 1 . 8 17
"' to regulate commerce. (See also ix. Wheat. I; 1 8 17

xvii. Johns, 488.)
to establish uniform laws of bankruptcy and natu-

ralization. (See also ix. Wheat. 1 ; xvii. 483; 1 8 17
i. Pet. 251; iv. Wash. C. C. R. 317; vi. Pet.
515; ii. Wheat. 269; iv. Wheat. 122, 192,

209 ; xii. Wheat. 213; xx. Johns, 693.)
to coin money, regulate the value of coin, and fix

a standard of weights and measures . . 1 8 17
to punish counterfeiting . . . . . 1
to establish post offices and post roads . - 1 8
to authorize patents to authors and inventors. 1 8 18

(See also iii. Wheat. Ap. 2, p. vii. Wheat. 356.)
to constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme ,

Court. (See also i. Pet. 546.) . . . 1 8 18
to define and punish piracies, felonies on the

high seas, and offences against the laws of
nations. (See also iii. Wheat. 336; v. Wheat. 1 8 19

76, 153, 186.)
to declare war, grant letters of marque, and make

rules concerning captures. (See also viii. 1 8 19

Cranch, 110, 154.)
to raise and support armies . . . . 1 8 18
to provide and maintain a navy. (See also iv. 1 8

Binn. 487.)
to make rules for the government of the army .

and navy . . . . . . . 1 8 19
to call out the militia in certain cases. (See also 1 8 19

v. Wheat. 1; xix. Johns, 7.)
to organize, arm, and discipline militia. (See 1 8 19

also iii. S. & R. 169; v. Wheat. 1; xix.

Johns, 7.)
" to exercise exclusive legislation over seat of Gov-

ernment. (See also v. Wheat. 317, 324; vi. 1 8 19

Wheat. 440 ; xvii. Johns, 225.)
to pass laws necessary to carry the enumerated

powers into effect. (See also iv. Wheat. 413; 1 8 20

vi. Wheat. 204.),
limitations of the powers of. (See also i. Wash. 1 9,20 ||

C. C. R. 500.)
to dispose of, and make rules concerning the ter-

ritory or other property of the United States 4 3 35

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Art.
CONGRESS, President may convene and adjourn in certain

cases - - - - - - - 2
Constitution, how amended . . . . . 5

laws and treaties, declared to be the sun

preme law . . . . . . 6
rendered operative by the ratification of

nine States. (See also v. Wheat. 422.) 7
Contracts, no law impairing - - - - - 1
CONVENTIONS, for proposing amendments to the Constitu-

tion . . . . . . . 5
COUNTERFEITING, Congress to provide for punishment - 1
Court, Supreme, its original and appellate jurisdiction. 3

(See also v. Serg. & Rawle, 544; i. Binney, 138;

i. Wheat. 327; vii. Pet. 276.)
Courts, inferior to the Supreme Court, may be ordained by

Congress . . . . . . . 1
Ditto

ditto - . . 3
CRIMEs, persons accused of, fleeing from justice, may be de

manded. (See also iv. Johns' Chanc. Rep. 106.) 4
6 how to be tried - - - - - - - 3
CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS, proceedings in cases of - - 6

D.

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Debts, against the Confederation, to be valid . . . 6
DUTIES, to be laid by Congress, and to be uniform • • 1

further provision respecting . . . . 1
cannot be laid by the States . . . . 1
on exports prohibited - - - - - 1
on imports and exports, imposed by States, shall

inure to the Treasury of the United States . 1

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ELECTIONS, of Senators and Representatives, shall be pre-

scribed by the States . . . . 1
" qualifications and returns of members of Con-

gress, to be determined by each House - 1
ELECTORS of President and Vice President, how chosen,

and their duties - - - - - - 2
altered . . . . . . . . 12
to vote the same day throughout the U. States • 2
no Senator, or Representative, or public officer,

shall serve as - , . , se , 2

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MPEACHMENT, to be brought by House of Representatives - 1

tried by the Senate - - - - - 1
judgment on . . . . . 1

all civil officers liable to . . . . 2.
N OF slaves, not prohibited till 1808 . . i

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JUDGES, shall hold their offices during good behavior. (See

also i. Pet. 546.) . . . . . . 3
JUDICIARY, tribunals inferior to Supreme Court may be
created - - - . .

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Does, their compensation. (See also vii. Johns' Ch. R., 3

303; i. Wheat. 327; i. Pet. 546.)
|| JUDICIAL POWER, vested in a Supreme Court, and courts

inferior - - - - - .• 3
powers of the Judiciary. (See Amend- 3
ments, Art. xi.; ii. Dall. 297; vi. Wheat.
264, 405; ix. Wheat. 819; iv. Wash.
C.C.R. 371; i. Pet. 512; ii. Pet. 251;
iii. Pet. 289; vii. Pet. 276; and Act
of Congress, 1789.)

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*A stands for AMENDMENT.

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