A Review of the Constitutions of the Principal States of Europe, and of the United States of America: Given Originally as Lectures, Volumen2

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Página 461 - enter into any treaty, confederation, or alliance whatever between them, without the confent of the United States in congrefs affembled, fpecifying accurately the purpofes for which the fame is to be entered into, and how long it fhall continue. 3. No ftate (hall lay any impofts or duties which may interfere with any
Página 471 - any alteration at any time hereafter be made in any of them, unlefs fuch alteration be. agreed to in a congrefs of the United States, and be afterwards confirmed by the legiflatures of every ftate. And whereas it hath pleafed the Great Governor of the World to incline the
Página 480 - ftates an account of the fums of money fo borrowed or emitted ; to build and equip a navy ; to agree upon the number of land forces, and to make requifitions from each ftate for its quota, in proportion to the number of white inhabitants in fuch ftate, which requifition
Página 467 - fixing the ftandard of weights and meafures throughout the United States; regulating the trade and managing all affairs with the Indians, not members of any of the ftates, provided that the legiflative right of any ftate within its own limits be not infringed or violated;
Página 462 - but every ftate fhall always keep up a well-regulated and difciplined militia, fufficiently armed and accoutred, and fhall provide and conftantly have ready for ufe, in public ftores, a due number of field-pieces and tents, and a proper quantity of arms, ammunition, and camp equipage. 5. No
Página 515 - of the commonwealth ought to find a certain remedy, by having recourfe to the laws for all injuries or wrongs which he may receive in his perfon, property, or character. He ought to obtain right and juftice freely, and without being obliged to purchafe it; compleatly, and without any denial; promptly, and without delay; conformably
Página 460 - any perfon, being a delegate, be capable of holding any office under the United States, for which he, or any other for his benefit, receives any falary, fees, or emolument, of any kind. Each ftate (hall maintain its own delegates in a meeting of the
Página 471 - to ratify the faid articles of confederation and perpetual union : Know ye, that we, the underfigned delegates, by virtue of the power and authority to us given for that purpofe, do, by thefe prefents, in the name and behalf of our
Página 508 - the reft. The magnitude of the facrifice muft depend as well on fituation and circumftance, as on the object to be obtained. It is at all times difficult to draw with precifion the line between thofe rights which muft be furrendered, and thofe which may be referved; and on the prefent occafion this difficulty was
Página 515 - fhall be arrefted, imprifoned, defpoiled, or deprived of his property, immunities, or privileges, put out of the protection of the law, exiled, or deprived of his life, liberty, or eftate, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land. And the legiflature fhall not make any law, that

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