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delivered up on claim of the party to whom such service or labor may be due..... Demand. A fugitive from justice shall, on demand of the Executive authority of the State
from which he fled, be delivered up to be removed to the State having jurisdiction of
> Department of the Government. Congress shall have power to make all laws which shall be
necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all
other powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States,
or in any department or office thereof...
Departments. The President may require the opinion in writing of the principal officer in
each of the Executive departments.
Departments. The Congress may by law vest the appointment of such inferior officers as
they think proper in the President alone, in the courts of law or in the heads of
Deprived. No State without its consent shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate
Devolve. In case of the removal of the President from office, or of his death, resignation,
or inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office, the same shall de
volve on the Vice President...
Dickinson, Deputy from Delaware, signed this Constitution. John...
Direct tax. Representatives and direct taxes to be apportioned among the States according
to their respective numbers, &c., (see Representatives)..
Direct tax. No capitation or other direct tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census
or enumeration hereinbefore directed to be taken..
Discharged from service or labor. No person held to service or labor in one State shall be
discharged from such service or labor in another..
Disciplining the militia. Congress shall have power to provide for organizing, arming, and
disciplining the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in
the service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively the appoint-
ment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia according to the discip-
line prescribed by Congress.
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Discoveries. Exclusive right to discoveries may be secured by inventors for a limited time. .
Disorderly behavior. Each House may punish its members for disorderly behavior.
District not exceeding ten miles square. Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive le-
gislation in all cases whatsoever over such district (not exceeding ten miles square)
as may, by cession of particular States and the acceptance of Congress, become
the seat of the Government of the United States. ... District. In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and pub
lic trial by an impartial jury of the State and District wherein the crime shall have
been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law..... Disqualification. Judgment on impeachment a disqualification to hold and enjoy any office,
&c., under the United States.
Divided. The Vice President shall have no vote unless the Senate be equally divided........
Dock yards, &c. Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation over dock
Domestic tranquility. The Constitution established to ensure domestic tranquility.
Domestic violence. The United States shall, on application of the Legislature, or of the Exe-
cutive, (when the Legislature cannot be convened,) protect each State against do
During good behavior. The Judges, both of the Supreme and Inferior courts, shall hold
their offices during good behavior..
Duties. Congress shall have power to lay duties.
Duties. All duties, imposts, and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States....
Duties. No preference shall be given by any regulation of commerce or revenue to the ports
of one State over those of another; nor shall vessels bound to or from one State be
obliged to enter, elear, or pay duties in another. Duties on imports, No State shall, without the consent of the Congress, lay any imposts or
duties on imports or exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for execut-
ing its inspection laws: and the nett produce of all duties and imposts laid by any
State on imports or exports shall be for the use of the Treasury of the United
States, and all such laws shall be subject to the revision and control of the Congress
Duties. In case of the death, removal, resignation, or inability of the President to discharge
the powers and duties of that office, the same shall devolve on the Vice President, &c.
Duties. The President may require the opinion in writing of the principal officer in each of
the Executive departments, upon any subject relating to the duties of their respec
Duty or tax might have been imposed on imported persons (or slaves) up to 1808.
Duty. No tax or duty shall be laid on articles exported from any State...
Duty of tonnage. No State shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any duty of tonnage
Effect of proceedings of States. Congress may, by general laws, prescribe the effect of the
public acts, records, and proceedings of States....
Effects. The right of the people to be secure in their effects against unreasonable searches
and seizures shall not be violated
Elected. Representatives in Congres shall be chosen or elected every second year by the peo-
ple of the several States. Elected. Two Senators from each State shall be chosen or elected by the Legislature thereof
for six years... Elect. The Senate shall elect or chuse their other officers, and also a President pro tempore,
in the absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the office of Presi
dent of the United States... Election. When vacancies happen in the representation from a State, the Executive thereof
shall issue writs of election to fill them.. Election of President and Vice President United States. The President shall hold his office
during the term of four years, and, together with the Vice President, chosen for the same term, be elected as follows:...
Election. President and Vice President United States
Each State shall appoint, in such manner as the legislature thereof may direct, a
number of electors, equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives to
which the State may be entitled in the Congress; but no Senator or Representative,
or person holding an office of trust or profit under the United States, shall be ap-
pointed an elector.....
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 Pre-
sident, and, in distinct ballots, the person voted for as Vice President; and they shall
make distinct lists of all persons voted for as President, and of all persons voted for
as Vice President, and of the number of votes for eaeh; which lists they shall sign
and certify, and transmit sealed to the seat of the Government of the United States, di-
rected to the President of the Senate. The President of the Senate shall, in presence
of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the certificates, and the votes
shall then be counted: the person having the greatest number of votes for President
shall be the President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors
appointed; and if no person have such majority, then, from the persons having the
highest numbers not exceeding three, on the list of those voted for as President, the
House of Representatives shall choose, immediately, by ballot, the President. But,
in choosing the President, the votes shall be taken by States, the representation from
each State having one vote: a quorum for this purpose shall consist of a member or
members from two-thirds of the States, and a majority of all the States shall be ne-
cessary to a choice. And if the House of Representatives shall not choose a Presi-
sident 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........
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 of President, shall be eligible
to that of Vice President of the United States..
Congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which
they shall give their votes; which day shall be the same throughout the U.States..
In case of the removal of the President from office, or of his death, resignation, or
inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office, the same shall devolve
on the Vice President, and the Congress may by law provide for
the case of removal,
death, resignation, or inability, both of the President and Vice President, declaring
what officer shall then act as President, and such officer shall act accordingly, until
the disability be removed, or a President shall be elected...
Elections. The times, places, and manner, of holding elections for Senators and Representa-
tives shall be prescribed in each State by the legislature thereof, but the Congress
may, at any time, by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of
Elections. Each House shall be the judge of the elections, returns and qualifications of its
own members.. Elector. No Senator or Representative, or person holding an office of trust or profit under
the United States, shall be appointed an elector of President or Vice President of the
Electors. The qualifications of electors of Representatives in Congress to be the same as for
electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislature,