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person holding any office under the United States shall be a member of either House during his continuance in office...

Representative. No Representative shall be appointed an elector of President or Vice President of the United States..

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Representatives. Congress shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. Representatives. Members of the House of Representatives to be chosen every second year by the people..

Representatives in Congress. Qualifications of electors of Representatives in Congress the
same as for electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature...
Representatives and direct taxes to be apportioned among the States according to their respective

numbers..

Representatives shall not exceed one for every 30,000, but each State shall have at least one representative. The.

Representatives allowed in first Congress were

To New Hampshire..

Massachusetts

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Virginia.

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North Carolina..

South Carolina..

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Representatives. The House of Representatives shall choose their Speaker and other officers

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Shall be the judge of the elections, returns, and qualifications of its own members..
A majority thereof 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 members, in such manner, and under such penalties, as that House
may provide.
May determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly be-
havior, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member.
Shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, ex-
cepting such parts as may, in their judgment, require secrecy; and the yeas and
nays of the members on any question shall, at the desire of one-fifth of those
present, be entered on the Journal..

Shall not, during the session of Congress, without the consent of the Senate, adjourn
for more than three days, nor to any other place than that in which the two
Houses shall be sitting.

Shall receive a compensation for their services, to be ascertained by law, and paid out of the Treasury of the United States..

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They shall, in all cases except treason, felony, and breach of the peace, be privi-
leged from arrest during their attendance at the session of their respective
Houses, and in going to and returning from the same; and for any speech or
debate in either House, they shall not be questioned in any other place....... 1 6 1 6 #

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Representatives. All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives;

but the Senate may propose, or concur with, amendments, as on other bills.

Representatives. Every bill, order, resolution, or vote, (except on a question of adjournment,)
originating in either House of Congress, shall be presented to the President of the
United States. For proceedings see bill-resolution...

Representatives in Congress, and members of State Legislatures, shall be bound by oath or af

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9th amend.
Reserved powers. The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor
prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively or to the people 10th amend. 28
Reserving to the States. Congress shall have power to provide for organizing, arming, and
disciplining the militia, and governing such part as may be in the service of the
United States, reserving to the States the appointment of the officers, and the author-
ity of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress....
Residence of 14 years within the U. S. requisite in eligibility of a person to the office of Presi-
dent or Vice President U. S..

Resignation. Vacancies by resignation of Senators may be filled by the Executive of a State
in recess of Legislature..

Resignation. In case of the resignation of the President, the office shall devolve on the Vice
President, &c..
Resolution. Every order, resolution, or vote, to which the concurrence of the Senate and
House of Representatives may be necessary, (except on a question of adjournment,)
shall be presented to the President of the U. S., and before the same shall take effect,
shall be approved by him, or, being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two-

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Rhode Island and Providence Plantations entitled to one representative in first Congress...
Right of conscience. See religion.

Right of the people. Congress shall make no law abridging the right of the people peaceably
to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances..
Right of the people. A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State,

the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed..

Right of the people. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,
and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated; and no
warrants shall issue but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and
particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to he seized

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Right of trial by jury. In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed
twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a
jury shall be otherwise re-examined in any court of the United States, than accord-
ing to the rules of the common law..

Rights. Exclusive rights to writings and discoveries may be secured to their authors and in-
ventors for a limited time..

Rights of domestic security. No soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house
without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be pre-
scribed by law.

Rights. The enumeration, in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny
or disparage others retained by the people..

Roads. Congress shall have power to establish post offices and post roads..
Rules of proceedings. Each House of Congress may determine the rules of its proceedings
Rules concerning captures. Congress shall have power to make rules concerning captures on
land and water...
Rules and articles of war. Congress shall have power to make rules for the government and
regulation of the land and naval forces.
Bules of the common law. No fact tried by a jury shall be otherwise re-examined in any
court of the U. S., than according to the rules of the common law........
Runaway slaves or persons held to service or labor, and fugitives from justice, shall be deliv-
ered up, &c..

Rutledge, deputy from South Carolina, signed this Constitution. John.

Science and useful arts. Congress shall have power to promote the progress of science and
useful arts, by securing, for limited times, to authors and inventors the exclusive
right to their respective writings and discoveries.......

Searches and seizures. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,
and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated, and no
warrant shall issue but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and

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