The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Volume 10

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Encyclopedia Americana Corporation, 1918 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 88 - 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. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office...
Page 88 - The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for president and vice president, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as president, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as vice...
Page 88 - And if the house of representatives shall not choose a president whenever the right of choice shall devolve upon them, before the fourth day of March next following, then the vice president shall act as president, as in the case of the death or other constitutional disability of the president.
Page 272 - Now, therefore, I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested as Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States in time of actual armed rebellion against the authority and Government of the United States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for suppressing said rebellion, do, on this...
Page 219 - Tantalum Technetium Tellurium Terbium Thallium Thorium Thulium Tin Titanium Tungsten Uranium Vanadium Xenon Ytterbium...
Page 300 - What then are the situations, from the representation of which, though accurate, no poetical enjoyment can be derived ? They are those in which the suffering finds no vent in action ; in which a continuous state of mental distress is prolonged, unrelieved by incident, hope, or resistance ; in which there is everything to be endured, nothing to be done.
Page 168 - CGS units of capacity. Henry (the unit of inductance) — the inductance produced in a circuit when the current is changing at the rate of one ampere per second and is producing in the circuit a difference of pressure amounting to one volt. A henry is equal to 10
Page 258 - Thou hast said much here of Paradise Lost, but what hast thou to say of Paradise Found?
Page 72 - To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same.
Page 176 - Lenz, in 1834, summed up the matter by saying that in all cases of electromagnetic induction the induced currents have such a direction that their reaction tends to stop the motion which produces them.

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