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Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of

the United States, or of any State (in respect to territory

or other property of the United States). Nothing in the Constitution. The manner in which amendments may be proposed and ratified.-----

-------Constitution as under the Confederation shall be valid. All

debts and engagements contracted before the adoption of
the ----------

---------------------...--.--. Constitution and the laws made in pursuance thereof, and all

treaties made, or which shall be made, by the United

States, shall be the supreme law of the land. The..
The judges in every State, anything in the constitution or

laws of a State to the contrary notwithstanding, shall be
bound thereby ----

--------------Constitution. All officers, legislative, executive, and judicial, of

the United States, and of the several States, shall be bound

by an oath to support the -----------------------But no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification for any office or public trust -

-------Constilution between the States so ratifying the same. The'rati

fication of the conventions of nine States shall be suffi

cient for the establishment of the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or

disparage others retained by the people. The enumera.

tion in the. (Amendments) ---------------------Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to

the State respectively or to the people. Powers not del

egated to the United States by the. (Amendments)--Constitution, and then engaged in rebellion against the United

States. Disqualification for office imposed upon certain
classes of persons who took an oath to support the.
(Amendments] ---------

--------Constitution. Done in convention by the unanimous consent of

the States present, September 17, 1787.------------Contracts. No State shall pass any ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of .--.

--------Controversies to which the United States shall be a party; be.

tween two or more States; between a State and citizens
of another State ; between citizens of different States ;
between citizens of the same State claiming lands under
grants of different States; between a State or its citizens
and foreign states, citizens, or subjects. The judicial
power shall extend to..

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Convene Congress or either House, on extraordinary occasions.

The President may -----------------------------
Convention for proposing amendments to the Constitution. Con-

gress, on the application of two-thirds of the legislatures
of the States, may call a--------

-----Convention, by the unanimous consent of the States present on

the 17th of September, 1787. Adoption of the Constitu-
tion in ----

-------Conventions of nine States shall be sufficient for the establish

ment of the Constitution. The ratification of the..-Conviction in cases of impeachment shall not be had without

the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present.. Copyrights to authors for limited times. Congress shall have power to provide for ---

-------Corruption of blood. Attainder of treason shall not work -Counsel for his defense. In all criminal prosecutions the ac

cused shall have the assistance of. [Amendments) --Counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United

States. Congress shall provide for the punishment of.. Courts. Congress shall have power to constitute tribunals in

ferior to the Supreme Court ----------------Courts of law. Congress may by law vest the appointment of

such inferior officers as they think proper in the Presi.

dent alone, in the heads of Departments, or in the..-Courts as Congress may establish. The judicial power of the

United States shall be vested in one Supreme Court and

such inferior ------------------------ ------Courts. The judges of the Supreme and inferior courts shall

hold their offices during good behavior ----------Their compensation shall not be diminished during their

continuance in office. Credit. No State shall emit bills of ----Credit of the United States. Congress shall have power to

borrow money on the..---------- -------------Credit shall be given in every other State to the public acts,

records, and judicial proceedings of each State. Full
faith and ---

-----Crime, unless on a presentment of a grand jury. No person

shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous. [Amendments) ----- ---------------Except in cases in the military and naval forces, or in the

militia when in actual service. (Amendments] ----

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Art. Crimes and misdemeanors. The President, Vice-President, and

all civil officers shall be removed on impeachment for

and conviction of treason, bribery, or other .-----... 2 Crimes, except in cases of impeachment, shall be tried by jury.

- ----- 3 They shall be tried in the State within which they may be committed ---

--------------- 3 When not committed in a State, they shall be tried at the

places which Congress may by law have provided.--- 3 Criminal prosecutions, the accused shall have a speedy and pub

lic trial by jury in the State and district where the crime

was committed. In all. [Amendments) ---------- 6 He shall be informed of the nature and cause of the accu

sation. [Amendments) ----He shall be confronted with the witnesses against him.

[Amendments] ..-.. He shall have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor. [Amendments) -------

6 He shall have the assistance of counsel in his defense. [Amendments] -------

------ 6 Criminale himself. No person as a witness shall be compelled

to. (Amendments] ---------
Cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. Excessive bail shall

not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor.
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Danger as will not admit of delay. No State shall, without

the consent of Congress, engage in war, unless actually

invaded, or in such imminent.--------- ... Day on which they shall vote for President and Vice-President,

which shall be the same throughout the United States.
Congress may determine the time of choosing the electors,
and the.--

------Day tv day, and may be authorized to compel the attendance of

absent members. A smaller number than a quorum of

each House may adjourn from -----------------Death, resignation, or inability of the President, the powers and

duties of his office shall devolve on the Vice-President.

In case of the..
Death, resignation, or inability of the President. Congress may

provide by law for the case of the removal ---------

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Art. Sec.
Debt of the United States, including debts for pensions and

bounties incurred in suppressing insurrection or rebel-
lion, shall not be questioned. The validity of the public.
[Amendments)-----

14 4
Debts. No State shall make anything but gold and silver coin
a tender in payment of..---...

---- 1 10 Debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare

of the United States. Congress shall have power to pay
the -------------

----------- 8 Debts and engagements contracted before the adoption of this

Constitution shall be as valid against the United States

under it as under the Confederation --------------- 6 Debts or obligations incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion

against the United States, or claims for the loss or eman-
cipation of any slave. Neither the United States nor

any State shall assume or pay any. [Amendments) -- 14 4 Dulare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make

rules concerning captures on land and water. Congress
shall have power to.--------

------ 1 8 1 Defense, promote the general welfare, etc. To insure the com

mon. [Preamble] --------------- ---------- - Defense and general welfare throughout the United States.

Congress shall have power to pay the debts and provide
for the common.

-------- 1 8 Defense. In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall have

the assistance of counsel for his. (Amendments).--- 6 Delaware entitled to one Representative in the First Congress.. 1 2 Delay. No State shall, without the consent of Congress, en

gage in war unless actually invaded, or in such imminent

danger as will not admit of...--.. -------- 1 10 Delegated to the United States, nor prohibited to the States, are

reserved to the States or to the people. The powers not.
[Amendments) ----

-------- 10 Deny or disparage others retained by the people. The enumer

ation in the Constitution of certain rights shall not be
construed to. [Amendments) ---

9 Departments upon any subject relating to their duties. The

President may require the written opinion of the principal
officers in each of the executive.

2 2
VIL VI ut executive.--------------.-.-
Departments. Congress may by law vest the appointment of
inserior officers in the heads of....

2 2 Direct tax shall be laid unless in proportion to the census or

enumeration. No capitation or other...----------- 1 9

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Direct taxes and Representatives, how apportioned among the

several States. [Repealed by the second section of the

fourteenth amendment, on page 66] ---------------Disability of the President and Vice-President. Provisions in

case of the --------------- ---------- ----Disability. No person shall be a Senator or Representative in

Congress, or presidential elector, or hold any office, civil
or military, under the United States, or any State, who
having previously taken an oath as a legislative, execu-
tive, or judicial officer of the United States, or of any
State, to support the Constitution, afterwards engaged
in insurrection or rebellion against the United States.

(Amendments) --------------------------------But Congress may, by a vote of two-thirds of each House,

remove such. (Amendments] -.---...------------Disagreement between the two Houses as to the time of adjourn

ment, the President may adjourn them to such time as

he may think proper. In case of .Disorderly behavior. Each House may punish its members for ........-----

-------... And with the concurrence of two-thirds expel a member. Disparave others retained by the people. The enumeration in

the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed

to deny or. [Amendments) --------- ------Disqualification. No Senator or Representative shall, during

the time for which he was elected, be appointed to any
office under the United States which shall have been

created or its emoluments increased during such term. No person holding any office under the United States

shall be a member of either House during his contin

uance in office
No person shall be a member of either House, presiden-

tial elector, or hold any office under the United States,
or any State, who, having previously sworn to support
the Constitution, afterwards engaged in insurrection or

rebellion. (Amendments) ----- ---------------
But Congress may, by a vote of two-thirds of each House,

remove such disability. [Amendments] ----------District of Columbia. Congress shall exercise exclusive legis

lation in all cases over the... Dockyards. Congress shall have exclusive authority over all

places purchased for the erection of.--- --

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