The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence: The Articles of Confederation; the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union ...

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Página 11 - 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, dock-yards, and other needful buildings : and, 18. To make all laws which shall
Página 352 - 16. No senator or representative shall, during the term for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office under this state, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased, during his continuance in office, except to such offices as shall be filled by elections of the people.
Página 325 - inherent and indefeasible rights ; among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, and of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness. 2. That all power is inherent in the people ; and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness.
Página 116 - president of the senate, but shall have only a casting vote therein. If, during a vacancy of the office of governor, the lieutenant-governor shall be impeached, displaced, resign, die, or be absent from the state, the president of the senate shall act as governor, until the vacancy shall be filled, or the disability shall cease. ARTICLE
Página 109 - General Provision*. § 1. Members of the general assembly, and all officers, executive, and judicial, shall, before they enter on the duties of their respective offices, take the following oath or affirmation, to wit : You do solemnly swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that you will support the constitution of the United
Página 266 - 13. Senators and representatives shall, in all cases except treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during the session of the general assembly, and in going to or returning from the same ; and for any speech or debate in either house, they shall not be questioned in any other place. 14.
Página 332 - inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their benefit : and, therefore, they have at all times an unalienable and indefeasible right to alter, reform, or abolish their form of government, in such manner as they may think expedient
Página 103 - 12. All courts shall be open, and every person, for an injury done him, in his person, property, or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law, and right and justice administered without sale, denial, or delay. § 13. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor
Página 135 - declare : 2. That all power is inherent in the people ; and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness. For the advancement of those ends, they have, at all times, an unalienable and indefeasible right to alter, reform, or abolish their government, in such manner as they may think proper.
Página 378 - to lay before the legislatures of the several States. Art. 10. The committee of the States, or any nine of them, shall be authorized to execute, in the recess of Congress, such of the powers of Congress as the United States, in Congress assembled, by the consent of nine States, shall, from time to time, think expedient to

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