Principles of Constitutional Government

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Harper & brothers, 1916 - Constitutional history - 396 pages
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Page 324 - ARTICLE XIII Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Sec. 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.* ARTICLE XIV Section 1. All persons born or naturalized
Page 318 - 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. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice-President of the United States. 1 ARTICLE XIII Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude,
Page 318 - ARTICLE XIII Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Sec. 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. 1 article xiv Section 1. All persons born or naturalized
Page 124 - Each state shall appoint in such manner as the legislature thereof may direct a number of electors, equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives to which the state may be entitled in Congress; but no Senator or Representative or person holding any office of trust or profit under
Page 203 - to adopt or pass any Vote, Resolution, Address or Bill for the appropriation of any part of the Public Revenue or of any Tax or Impost to any purpose that has not been first recommended to that House by Message of the Governor-General in the Session in which such Vote, Resolution, Address or Bill is proposed. The
Page 321 - Art. 6. The ministers shall be collectively responsible to the chambers for the general policy of the government, and individually for their personal acts. The President of the Republic shall be responsible only in case of high treason.* Art. 7. In case of vacancy by death or for any other reason, the two
Page 262 - an act of the legislature similar to the recent act of the British Parliament apportioning the property which had been held to belong to what was known as the "Scotch Wee Kirk" between that Church and the "Free Kirk." Again the clause providing that no person shall "be deprived of his life, liberty, or property without due process
Page 313 - all the officers of the United States. Sec. 4. The President, Vice-President and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. ARTICLE III Section 1. The judicial power
Page 53 - peace, order and good government of Canada with regard to all matters not coming within the classes of subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces.
Page 153 - bill which is passed by the House of Commons in three successive sessions, whether or not of the same Parliament, and which, having been sent up to the House of Lords at least one month in each case before the end of the session, is rejected by that

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