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Page 121 - Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
Page 135 - States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same. or given aid and comfort to the enemies thereof; but congress may, by a vote of two-thirds of each house, remove such disability.
Page 130 - 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...
Page 123 - Court: 10. To define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offences against the law of nations: . 11. To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water: 12.
Page 121 - ... 3. No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the age of thirty years and been nine years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.
Page 123 - States ; (2.) To borrow Money on the credit of the United States ; (3.) To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes ; (4) To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies...
Page 61 - No state shall, without the consent of congress, lay any duty on tonnage, keep troops or ships of war in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another state or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.
Page 124 - ... 5 No tax or duty shall be laid on articles exported from any State. 6 No preference shall be given by any regulation of commerce or revenue to the ports of one State over those of another ; nor shall vessels bound to, or from one State, be obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties in another.
Page 120 - When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies. The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers ; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment.
Page 121 - The times, places, and manner of holding elections for Senators and Representatives shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time, by law, make or alter such, regulations, except as to the places of choosing Senators.