Representation for the District of Columbia: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session ...


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Página 23 - A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State, but in no event more than the least populous State...
Página 74 - All peoples have the right of self-determination. By virtue of that right they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development.
Página 175 - No right is more precious in a free country than that of having a voice in the election of those who make the laws under which, as good citizens, we must live. Other rights, even the most basic, are illusory if the right to vote is undermined.
Página 64 - Crime will come to order. The Chair has received a request to cover this hearing in whole or in part by television broadcast, radio broadcast, still photography, or by other similar methods. In accordance with committee rule 5(a) permission will be granted unless there is objection.
Página 154 - English language. 1 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives 2 of the United States of America in...
Página 36 - ... 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 the Government of the United States ; and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the Legislature of the States, in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful buildings.
Página 14 - Government, for protection in the exercise of their duty, might bring on the National Councils an imputation of awe or influence, equally dishonorable to the Government and dissatisfactory to the other members of the Confederacy.
Página 5 - Mr. Chairman, it is indeed a pleasure for me to appear before your committee on behalf of the colleges of 1890 and Tuskegee.
Página 206 - Article V of the Constitution, which provides ."that no State, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage iu the Senate, "has any bearing on this question.
Página 26 - ... as they will have had their voice in the election of the government which is to exercise authority over them...

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