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Science and the useful arts by securing to authors and inventors

the exclusive right to their writings and discoveries. Con

gress shall have power to promote the progress of..... Searches and seizures shall not be violated. The right of the

people to be secure against unreasonable. (Amend-
ments) ----------

---------And no warrants shall be issued but upon probable cause,

on oath or affirmation, describing the place to be searched

and the person or things to be seized. [Amendments)Seat of government. Congress shall exercise exclusive legisla

tion in all cases over such district as may become the.. Securities and current coin of the United States. Congress shall

provide for punishing the counterfeiting of the.--.--Security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear

arms shall not be infringed. A well-regulated militia

being necessary to the. (Amendments] ----------Senate and Ilouse of Representatives. The Congress of the

United States shall consist of a -----------------... Senate of the United States. The Senate shall be composed of

two Senator; from each State, chosen by the legislature

for six years ------------------If vacancies happen during the recess of the legislature of

a State, the executive thereof may make temporary appointments until the next meeting of the legislature... The Vice-President shall be President of the Senate, but

shall have no vote unless the Senate be equally divided The Senate shall choose their other officers, and also a

President pro tempore in the absence of the Vice-President or when he shall exercise the office of President. The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose they shall be on oath or affirmation ----------

-------When the President of the United States is tried the Chief

Justice shall preside; and no person shall be convicted
without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members
present.-----------

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It shall be the judge of elections, returns, and qualifications

of its own members.-------------------------
A majority shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a

smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may
be authorized to compel the attendance of absent mem-

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Art. Sec. ci. Page. Senate of the United States. It may determine the rules of its

proceedings, punish a member for disorderly behavior,

and with the concurrence of two-thirds expel a member. I 5 2 5 It shall keep a journal of its proceedings and from time to

time publish the same, except such parts as may in their
judgment require secresy..

-..-------- 1 5 3 5 It shall not adjourn for more than three days during a session without the consent of the other House.-

5 4 5 It may propose amendments to bills for raising revenue but such bills shall originate in the House of Representatives.

17 6 The Senate shall advise and consent to the ratification of

all treaties, provided two-thirds of the members present
concur..------------ ---

2 2 2 It shall advise and consent to the appointment of ambas

sadors, other public ministers and consuls, judges of
the Supreme Court, and all other officers not herein
otherwise provided for...

.. 2 2 2 16 It may be convened by the President on extraordinary occasions..

-------- 2 3 - 17 No State, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate..-.--.

---- 5 - - 22 Senators. They shall immediately after assembling, under

their first election, be divided into three classes, so that
the seats of one-third shall become vacant at the expira-
tion of every second year.

3 2 3 No person shall be a Senator who shall not be thirty years

of age, nine years a citizen of the United States, and an
inhabitant when elected of the State for which he shall
be chosen ----

1 3 3 4 The time, places, and manner of choosing Senators may

be fixed by the legislature of a State, but Congress may
by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the

places of choosing ------------- ------------- I 4 I 4 If vacancies happen during the recess of the legislature

of a State, the executive thereof may make temporary

appointments until the next meeting of the legislature.. I 3 2 3 They shall in all cases, except treason, felony, and breach

of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their at-
tendance at the session of the Senate and in going to
and returning from the same.---

.. 16 15 Senators and Representatives shall receive a compensation to be ascertained by law.....

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Art. Senators. Senators and Representatives shall not be ques.

tioned for any speech or debate in either House in any

other place.---------------- --------- ----
No Senator or Representative shall, during the time

for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil
office under the United States which shall have been
created, or of which the emoluments shall have been
increased, during such term.--

I
No person holding any office under the United States

shall be a member of either House during his contin-
uance in office

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No Senator or Representative or person holding an office

of trust or profit under the United States shall be an

elector for President and Vice-President ....--------- 2 Senators and Representatives shall be bound by an oath

or affirmation to support the Constitution ----------- 6
No person shall be a Senator or Representative who hav-

ing, as a Federal or State officer, taken an oath to sup-
port the Constitution, afterwards engaged in rebellion

against the United States. [Amendments] ...-------- 14
But Congress may, by a vote of two-thirds of each House,

remove such disability. [Amendments] ----------- 14 Service or labor in one State, escaping into another State, shall

be delivered up to the party to whom such service or

labor may be due, Fugitives from .------------ 4 Servitude, except as a punishment for crime, whereof the party

shall have been duly convicted, shall exist in the United
States or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Neither

slavery nor involuntary. [Amendments) ------------ 13 Servitude. The right of citizens of the United States to vote

shall not be denied or abridged by the United States
or by any State on account of race, color, or previous

condition of. [Amendments] -------- -------- 15
Ships of war in time of peace, without the consent of Congress.
No State shall keep troops or..--..

1 Silver coin a tender in payment of debts. No State shall make anything but gold and -----

--Slave. Neither the United States nor any State shall assume

or pay any debt or obligation incurred in aid of insur-
rection or rebellion, or any claim for the loss or emanci-
pation of any. [Amendments] -------- ----- 14

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Art. Sec. C1. Pagu. Slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for

crime, whereof the party shall have been duly con-
victed, shall exist in the United States, or any places

subject to their jurisdiction. Neither. [Amendments). 13 Soldiers shall not be quartered, in time of peace, in any house

without the consent of the owner. (Amendments) --- 3 South Carolina entitled to five Representatives in the first Con. gress..-------

------ 1 2 3 3 Speaker and other officers. The House of Representatives shall choose their .--

--- 1 2 5 3 Speech or of the press. Congress shall make no law abridging

the freedom of. (Amendments] ---Speedy and public trial by a jury. In all criminal prosecutions

the accused shall have a. [Amendments) ------ 6 Standard of weights and measures. Congress shall fix the... 1 8 State of the Union. The President shall, from time to time,

give Congress information of the.------------- 2 3 - 17 State legislatures, and all executive and judicial officers of the

United States, shall take an oath to support the Consti

tution. All members of the several --------------- 6 - 3 23 States. When vacancies happen in the representation from any

State, the executive authority shall issue writs of elec

tion to fill such vacancies -------- ------------- 1 2 4 3 Congress shall have power to regulate commerce among the several .--...

1 8 3 7 No State shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or confederation 1 10 1 II Shall not grant letters of marque and reprisal.----- 1 10 1 II Shall not coin money..--

---------- I TO I II Shall not emit bills of credit --

I 10 11 Shall not make anything but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts.....

I TO III Shall not pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law

impairing the obligation of contracts ---- --- I 10 I II Shall not grant any title of nobility..-

1 10 1 11 Shall not, without the consent of Congress, lay any duties

on imports or exports, except what may be absolutely

necessary for executing its inspection laws.-------- 1 10 2 13 Shall not, without the consent of Congress, lay any duty

of 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.----

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· States. Full faith and credit in every other State shall be

given to the public acts, records, and judicial proceed-
ings of each State..

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Congress shall prescribe the manner of proving such acts,
records, and proceedings...

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Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all privileges and

immunities of citizens in the several States ---
New States may be admitted by Congress into this
Union .--

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But no new State shall be formed or erected within the

jurisdiction of another State .------- -------Nor any State formed by the junction of two or more

States or parts of States, without the consent of the legis

latures as well as of Congress ------------- ------
No State shall be deprived, without its consent, of its

equal suffrage in the Senate .-
Three-fourths of the legislatures of the States or conven-

tions of three-fourths of the States, as Congress shall

prescribe, may ratify amendments to the Constitution The United States shall guarantee a republican form of

government to every State in the Union ---------...
They shall protect each State against invasion.-------
And on application of the legislature, or the executive

(when the legislature cannot be convened), against do-
mestic violence...

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The ratification by nine States shall be sufficient to estab-

lish the Constitution between the States so ratifying the
same....

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When the choice of President shall devolve on the House

of Representatives, the vote shall be taken by States.
(Amendments) --

--------------------.
But in choosing the President the vote shall be taken by

States, the representation from each State having one
vote. [Amendments]-----

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A quorum for choice of President shall consist of a mem-
ber or members from two-thirds of the States and a
majority of all the States shall be necessary to a choice.
(Amendments)...

---------States or to the people. Powers not delegated to the United

States, nor prohibited to the States are reserved to the.
[Amendments] --------

---------Suffrage in the Senate. No State shall be deprived without its consent of its equal .....--

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