Free Government in England and America: Containing the Great Charter, the Petition of Right, the Bill of Rights, the Federal Constitution, Volumen25

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Página 403 - may be deposed or murdered by their Subjects, or any other whatsoever. And I do declare that no foreign Prince, Person, Prelate, State or Potentate hath, or ought to have, any Jurisdiction, Power, Superiority, Pre-eminence, or Authority, Ecclesiastical or Spiritual, within this Realm. So help me God.
Página 495 - within each state, granted to or surveyed for any person, as such land, and the buildings and improvements thereon, shall be estimated, according to such mode as the United States in Congress assembled shall, from time to time, direct and appoint. The taxes for paying that proportion shall be laid and levied
Página 537 - That religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, and not by force and violence ; and therefore all men have a natural, equal, and inalienable right to the exercise of religion according to the dictates
Página 511 - establishing rules for deciding, in all cases, what captures on laud or water shall be legal, and in what manner prizes taken by laud or naval forces in the service of the United States shall be divided or appropriated—of granting letters of marque and reprisal in time of peace—appointing courts for the trial of piracies and
Página 546 - shall have been encreased during such time ; and no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in office. Section. 7. 'All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House.of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or
Página 559 - shall be so regulated by Congress, that there shall not be less than two hundred Representatives, nor more than one Representative for every fifty thousand persons. Article second....No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened. the
Página 539 - of the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added ; and as extending the ground of public confidence in the government will best insure the beneficent ends of its institution;— " Resolved, by the Senate and House of
Página 510 - be altered so as to read thus : " The United States in Congress assembled shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of determining on peace and war, except in the cases mentioned in the sixth article—of sending and receiving ambassadors—entering into treaties and
Página 539 - United States of America, in Congress assembled, two thirds of both houses concurring, that the following Articles be proposed to the Legislatures of the several States, as amendments to the Constitution of the United States, all or any of which articles, when ratified by three fourths of the
Página 393 - That King James II., having endeavored to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people, and having, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, violated the fundamental laws, and withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and

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