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United States. The lists of votes for President and Vice President shall be transmitted to the
seat of the Government of the United States.
cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
of election to fill them. When.
the Legislature of any State, the Executive thereof may make temporary appoint-
the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of
their next session.
fore the adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States un
der this Constitution, as under the Confederation.
twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, &c.
of one State over those of another: nor shall vessels bound to or from one State, be
obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties in another. Vest. Congress may by law vest the appointment of such inferior officers as they think pro
per in the President alone, in the courts of law, or in the heads of departments..
Vested in the Government. Congress shall have power to make all laws which shall be neces
sary 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.... Vested in a President. The Executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States
of America. Vested in one Supreme Court. The Judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one
Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time
ordain and establish.
the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
Senate shall choose a President pro tempore in the absence of the.
gether with the Vice President, chosen for the same term, be elected as follows: (See
Election of President and Vice President U.S).
tion, or inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office, the same shall
cordingly, until the disability be removed, or a President shall be elected.
bribery, or other high erimes and misdemeanors. The.... Vice President U.S. Election of Vice President of the United States. (See Election).
Art. sec. cl. page. Vice President. The lists of votes of electors of President and Vice President shall be directed to the President of the Senate....
12th amend. 29 Vice President. The President of the Senate shall, in presence of the Senate and House of
Representatives, open all the certificates of the electors of President and Vice President U.S....
... 12th amend. 29
right of choice shall devolve upon them, before the 4th day of March next follow-
12th amend. 29,
the Vice President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors
12th amend. 30
4th amend. 26 Virginia entitled to ten Representatives in the first Congress.
3 2 Vote. Each Senator shall have one........
1 3 Vote. The Vice President shall have no vote unless the Senate be equally divided.........
4 4 Vote. Every 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. See Resolution..
1 7 3 8 Votes the two Houses of Congress, on passage of any bill, order, resolution, or vote,
returned with objections by the President, shall be taken by yeas and nays... 1 7 2-3 7
12th amend. 29
Votes of electors of President and Vice President. Place and manner of giving the votes; lists
of votes to be made, signed, certified, transmitted, sealed to the seat of Government,
States. (See Election)..
shall be taken by States, the representation from each State having one vote.
make rules concerning captures on land and water.... War. Congress shall have power to make rules (“rules and articles of war”) for the govern
ment of the land and naval forces.. War. No State shall, without the consent of Congress, engage in war unless actually invaded,
or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.... War. Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them, or
in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort... War. No soldier shall be quartered in any house in time of war, but in a manner to be pre
scribed by law.. War. No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime, unless
on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or
naval forces, or in the militia when in actual service, in time of war or public danger Warrants. No warrants shall issue but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirma
tion, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things
to be seized.
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Welfare. Constitution established to promote the general welfare. ..
to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.
witness against himself..
witnesses against him.
for obtaining witnesses in his favor..
unless when in cases of rebellion or invasion the public safety may require it......
desire of one-fifth of those present, be entered on the Journal. The...