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Page 231 - ... the United States in Congress assembled shall from time to time direct and appoint. The taxes for paying that proportion shall be laid and levied by the authority and direction of the Legislatures of the several States within the time agreed upon by the United States in Congress assembled.
Page 231 - Indians; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent; and in their property, rights, and liberty they never shall be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars authorized by Congress; but laws founded in justice and humanity shall from time to time be made for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Page 231 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same shall be common highways and forever free...
Page 291 - The United States shall guaranty to every State in this Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence.
Page 258 - To regulate commerce with foreign nations, among the several States, and with the Indian tribes.
Page 227 - ... with any king, prince or state ; nor shall any person holding any office of profit or trust under the United States, or any of them, accept of any present, emolument, office or title of any kind whatever from any king, prince or foreign state ; nor shall the United States in Congress assembled, or any of them, grant any title of nobility.
Page 130 - ... to the vessels, citizens, and subjects of the two Powers: it being well understood that this agreement is not to be...
Page 174 - ... citizens, and subjects of the two Powers: it being well understood, that this agreement is not to be construed to the prejudice of any claim, which either of the two high contracting parties may have 'to any part of the said country, nor shall it be taken to affect the claims of any other Power or State to any part of the said country ; the only object of the high contracting parties, in that respect, being to prevent disputes and differences amongst themselves.
Page 277 - We admit, as all must admit, that the powers of the Government are limited, and that its limits are not to be transcended But we think the sound construction of the Constitution must allow to the National Legislature that discretion, with respect to the means by which the powers it confers are to be carried into execution, which will enable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it in the manner most beneficial to the people.
Page 240 - ... leading from the navigable waters emptying into the Atlantic, to the Ohio, to the said State, and through the same, such roads to be laid out under the authority of Congress, with the consent of the several States through which the road shall pass...