The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Yale University Press, 1911 - Constitutions
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An invaluable volume for any student of constitutional history, but it's also a fascinating study in how the same event can be remembered/recorded in different ways by different people. I love comparing notes from the same day's events as recollected by different notetakers. Read full review

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Page 637 - No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof 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.
Page 175 - RESOLVED, that each branch ought to possess the right of originating acts; that the National Legislature ought to be empowered to enjoy the legislative rights vested in Congress by the Confederation, and moreover to legislate in all cases to which the separate states are incompetent, or in which the harmony of the United States may be interrupted by the exercise of individual legislation...
Page 443 - The Migration or Importation of such Persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the Year 1808, but a Tax or duty may be imposed on such Importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each Person.
Page 128 - Congress, it is expedient, that on the second Monday in May next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation...
Page 382 - It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair ; the event is in the hand of God.
Page 643 - The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them. Before he enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Affirmation...
Page 264 - Congress be authorized to make such requisitions in proportion to the whole number of white and other free citizens and inhabitants, of every age, sex, and condition, including those bound to servitude for a term of years, and threefifths of all other persons not comprehended in the foregoing description, except Indians not paying taxes...
Page 642 - No person, except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States at the time of the adoption of this constitution, shall be eligible to the office of president: neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.
Page 418 - Constitution, which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity, and of that mutual deference and concession which the peculiarity of our political situation rendered indispensable.
Page 286 - States, shall be the supreme law of the respective states, as far as those acts or treaties shall relate to the said states, or their citizens; and that the judiciaries of the several states shall be bound thereby in their decisions, any thing in the respective laws of the individual states to the contrary notwithstanding.

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1783 - 1861
THE RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL CONVENTION OF 1787 / EDITED BY M. FARRAND. United States. Constitutional Convention (1787). New Haven : Yale University Press, ...
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ABSTRACT Title of Document: THE SACRED CAUSE OF STATE RIGHTS ...
United States, Constitutional Convention, The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, ed. Max. Farrand (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911), 1:166. ...
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THE RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL CONVENTION OF 1787 REV. ED./ ED. BY MAX FARRAND. 1937. 7. RECORDS OF THE GRAND HISTORIAN OF CHINA /, Sima, Qian, ca. 145-ca. ...
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A Checklist of Primary Sources for Early American History
A Checklist of Primary Sources for Early American History (c. 1492-1815). in Schaffer Library,. Union College, Schenectady, NY, ...
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