Declaration of Independence, and Constitution of the United States of America: With the Amendments. Census of 1850

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J.P. Jewett, 1856 - 32 páginas
 

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Review: The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States

Crítica de los usuarios  - Amy - Goodreads

I have had a copy since my trip to the US Supreme Court Building in 1995. This was the first time I read both of these documents in one sitting, even reading aloud parts to my family. I plan to now ... Leer comentario completo

Excellent version

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A wonderful version of the most important documents ever created by man. Leer comentario completo

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Página 27 - States. 2. A person charged in any State with treason, felony or other crime, who shall flee from justice, and be found in another State, shall, on demand of the executive authority of the State from which he fled, be delivered up, to be removed to the State having jurisdiction of the crime.
Página 4 - The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice-President shall be the Vice-President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed ; and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list the Senate shall choose the Vice-President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. 3. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office...
Página 9 - We must therefore acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our separation, and hold them, as .we hold the rest of mankind, enemies in war, in peace friends.
Página 18 - To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; 12 To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years; 13 To provide and maintain a Navy...
Página 15 - ... Each house shall be the judge of the elections, returns and qualifications of its own members, and a majority of each shall constitute a quorum to do business ; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner, and under such penalties as each house may provide.
Página 9 - He has constrained our fellow-citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall themselves by their hands.
Página 13 - The vice-president of the United States shall be president of the senate, but shall have no vote, unless they be equally divided.
Página 21 - ... appoint, in such manner as the legislature thereof may direct, a number of electors, equal to the whole...
Página 29 - All debts contracted, and engagements entered into, before the adoption of this constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this constitution as under the confederation. 2. This constitution, and the laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof, and all treaties made, or which shall be...
Página 16 - Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other bills. 2. Every bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate shall, before it become a law, be presented to the President of the United States; if he approve, he shall sign it, but if not, he shall return it, with his objections, to that House in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the objections at large...

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