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Page 66 - 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. m Before he enter on the Execution of
Page 225 - whatsoever — of establishing rules for deciding in all cases, what captures on land or water shall be legal, and in what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the united states shall be divided or appropriated — of granting letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace —appointing courts
Page 62 - and current Coin of the United States ;  To establish Post Offices and post Roads ;  To promote the progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries ; m To constitute Tribunals inferior to the supreme
Page 50 - liberties and their mutual and general welfare ; binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any pretence whatever.
Page 73 - for a redress of grievances. (ARTICLE II.) A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. (ARTICLE III.) No Soldier shall, in time
Page 62 - several States, and with the Indian Tribes ;  To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States ;  To coin Money, regulate the Value
Page 107 - matter not included in the first, second, or third classes, and which is not in its form or nature liable to destroy, deface, or otherwise damage the contents of the mailbag, or harm the person of any one engaged in the postal service, and is not above the weight provided by law, which is declared
Page 67 - the United States. SECTION. 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, i. The Judicial Power of the United States,
Page 72 - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Proposed by Congress, and ratified by the Legislatures of the several States, pursuant to the fifth article of the original Constitution. (ARTICLE I.) Congress shall make no law