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INDEX

TO THE

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

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

to faith and credit in other States -
AMENDMENTS to the Constitution, how made

made
APPOINTMENTS, to be made by the President
APPORTIONMENT of Representatives
APPROPRIATIONS by law
APPROPRIATION FOR ARMY, not to exceed two years -
ARMIES, Congress to raise and support
Arms, right of the people to keep and bear
ASSEMBLE, people may -
ATTAINDER, bill of, prohibited to Congress

prohibited to the States
of treason, shall not work corruption of blood,

or forfeiture, except during the life of the
person attainted

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Bail, excessive, not required -

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BANKRUPTCY laws to be uniform

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Bills for raising revenue, shall originate in the House of
Representatives

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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

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

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BORROW MONEY, Congress may

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Art.

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

317; iii. Dall. 171.)*
Census, or enumeration, to be made every ten years

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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

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CLAIMS of the United States, or of the several States, not

to be prejudiced by any construction of the Consti-
tution

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COASTING TRADE, regulations respecting -

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no preference given
Coins, Congress fix value of foreign

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COMMERCE, Congress to ulate

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regulations respecting, to be equal and uniform 1
COMMISSIONS, to be granted by the President

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COMMON LAW, recognised and established
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

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shall assemble once every year

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officers of Government cannot be members of 1
may provide for cases of removal, death, &c., of
President and Vice President

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may determine the time of choosing electors of
President and Vice President

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may invest the appointment of inferior officers

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

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may establish courts inferior to the Supreme
Court

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may declare the punishment of treason
may prescribe the manner of proving the acts
and records of each State

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to assent to the formation of new States

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may propose amendments to Constitution, or call
a Convention

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to lay and collect taxes, duties, pay debts, &c. 1

(See also v. Wheat. 317.)*

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* Reports of judicial decisions ; for Lawyers and Legislators.

† Amendment.

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Art. See Page
Congress to borrow money. (See also ii. Pet. 465.) 1 8 17

to regulate commerce. (See also ix. Wheat. 1 ; 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

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to punish counterfeiting -

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to establish post offices and post roads

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to authorize patents to authors and inventors.

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(See also iii. Wheat. Ap. 2, p. vii. Wheat. 356.)
to constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme
Court. (See also i. Pet. 546.)

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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

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to provide and maintain a navy. (See also iv. 1 8 19

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

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to call out the militia in certain cases.

(See also 1

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

also iii. S. & R. 169; v. Wheat. l; 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. 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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CONGRESS, President may convene and adjourn in certain

cases

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CONSTITUTION, how amended

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laws and treaties, declared to be the su-
preme law

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rendered operative by the ratification of

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

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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
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CRIMES, persons accused of, fleeing from justice, may be de

manded. (See also iv. Johns' Chanc. Rep. 106.) 4
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CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS, proceedings in cases of

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D.
DEBTS, against the Confederation, to be valid

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DUTIES, to be laid by Congress, and to be uniform

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further provision respecting

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cannot be laid by the States
on exports prohibited

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on imports and exports, imposed by States, shall

inure to the Treasury of the United States

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E.
ELECTIONS, of Senators and Representatives, shall be pre-
scribed by the States

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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
altered

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to'vote the same day throughout the U. States 2
no Senator, or Representative, or public officer,
shall serve as

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ENUMERATION, every ten years

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EXECUTIVE POWER vested in a President. (See President) 2 1 24
EXPORTS, not to be taxed

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and imports, States prohibited from laying duties

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Ex POST FACTO LAW, none shall be passed. (See also iii. 1 9 21

Dall. 386, 396; vi. Binn. 271.)
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HABEAS CORPUS, writ of, can only be suspended in cases of
rebellion or invasion -

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House of REPRESENTATIVES. (See Representatives.)

each may expel a member. (i. Hall's Am. Law
Journal, 459.)

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IMPEACHMENT, to be brought by House of Representatives 1 2 8
tried by the Senate

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judgment on

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all civil officers liable to

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IMPORTATION OF SLAVES, not prohibited till 1808

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303;

J.
JUDGES, shall hold their offices during good behavior. (See
also i. Pet. 546.)

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JUDICIARY, tribunals inferior to Supreme Court may be
created

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

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

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powers of the Judiciary. (See Amend- 3

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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.)

* A stands for AMENDMENT.

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