Notes on Federal Governments, Past and Present

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Página 38 - ... 2. The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended, unless when, in cases of rebellion or invasion, the public safety may require it. 3. No bill of attainder, or ex post facto law, shall be passed. 4. No capitation or other direct tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census or enumeration herein before directed to be taken.
Página 38 - ... 6. No money shall be drawn from the treasury, but in consequence of appropriations made by law: and a regular statement and account of the receipts and expenditures of all public money, shall be published from time to time. 7. 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...
Página 37 - Court: 10. To define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offences against the law of nations: . 11. To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water: 12.
Página 38 - No state shall, without the consent of congress, lay any duty on tonnage, keep troops or ships of war in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another state or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.
Página 68 - The Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada shall be permanently charged with the Costs. Charges, and Expenses incident to the Collection, Management, and Receipt thereof...
Página 37 - States, reserving to the States respectively the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress...
Página 36 - Measures; 6 To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States...
Página 36 - The Congress shall have Power 1 To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States...
Página 37 - To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular States, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased, by the consent of the legislature of the State in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful 'buildings.
Página 37 - To establish post offices and post roads; 8. To promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries; 9. To constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court; 10.

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