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and manner of choosing Senators
and Representatives, 79.
Regulation as to manner of choosing
Representatives, 79.

How often to assemble, 81.

Each house of, to judge of the elec-
tions, &c., of its own members, 82.
Each house of, determines its rules
of proceeding, 83.

Members of, liable to punishment, 85.
May punish for contempt, 85.
May sit with closed doors, 86.
Adjournments of, 85
Duration of, 88.

Members of, not to be questioned else-
where for any speech or debate, 92.
Members of, not to hold civil office
under the U. S., 92.

Every bill, resolution, &c., must be
presented to the President, 96.
Have power to lay taxes, 98.
May borrow money, 102.

May regulate commerce, 103.
Limitation upon the power to regu-
late commerce, 105.

Power over naturalization, and bank-
ruptcies, 107.

Power with respect to the coinage of
money, 111.

Power with respect to counterfeiting,


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Unity of, 156.

Accused persons entitled to have, 208. Executive Sessions, 87-174.

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Of government, 52.

Under the Constitution, 52.

Executive, 170.

Direct Taxes,

Apportionment of, 100.

How laid, 100.

District Courts, 190.

How composed, 190.
Terms of, 190.

Jurisdiction of, 191.

District of Columbia, 125.

Exclusive jurisdiction of Congress
over, 125.

Not a state, 126.

Represented in Congress, 126.

May be laid by Congress, 100.
What are, 100.

Must be uniform, 100.


Frequency of, 55-157.

Who must prescribe time, place, and
manner of holding, 79.

Who may alter regulations for, 79.
Diversity in time and mode of, 80.
Presidential, 161.
Electors of President,

When first chosen, 47.

Of House of Representatives, 54, 56,57.
Dependence of the representative
upon electors, 54.


Of representation in the Senate, 66.

Congress may lay, 98.
Meaning of, 100.
Must be uniform, 100.

Executive, State,

When to issue writ of election, 63.

What is, 183.

Of consul may be revoked, 184.

Not to be taxed, 136.

Ex Post Facto Laws,

Congress and the states may not pass,

What is, 117.

Of religion, 236.

Of speech and the press, 237.

From justice, 218.
From labor, 219.

Sends delegates to the Continental
Congress, 41.


Definition of, 49.
Arbitrary, 49.
Constitutional, 49.

Departments of, 52.
Seat of, 125.

Guaranty of republican, 226.
Grand Jury,

Of how many it consists, 203.
Capital and infamous crimes to be
indicted by, 204.

What courts summoned to attend,203.
Duty of, 203.

Proceedings by, 203, et seq.

Intervention of, when required, 204.
Habeas Corpus,

Cannot be suspended, except, 131.
Meaning of, 131.

High Crimes and Misdemean-
ors, 78.

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"Necessary and Proper,"
Congress may pass all laws that are,
&c., 127.


Titles of, not to be granted by the
United States, 138.

Nor by the states, 139-140.
Nolle Prosequi,

The President may order, 172.
Nominations to Office,
Who by, 175.

Non-consumption, 41.
Non-exportation, 41.
Non-importation, 41.
North Carolina,

Ratifies the Constitution, 48.
Nuncios, 183.

The President must take, 168.

To support the Constitution, 233.
Officers of the Army and Navy,
Not liable to impeachment, 77.
How punishable, 77, 204.
Papal Legates, 183.

Bills enrolled on, 97.

The President may grant, 172.
What is, 172.

Passage of Laws, 94-97.
Passenger Laws, 105.

Cannot be taxed by the states, 106.
Patents, 116.

Right of, 238.

Federal Convention assembles at, 46.
Piracy, 117.

Power of Congress respecting, 117.
Plural Executive,

Advocated in the Convention, 156.
Police Regulations,

States may enact, 105-106.

No preference to be given to, 137.
Duties of, 114, 171.

Post-offices, 120.

Number of in Washington's adminis-
tration, 114.
Post-roads, 114.
Preamble, 51.

Not to be accepted by officers of the
United States, 139.

President of the Senate pro tem-
pore, 74, 165.

When he acts as President, 165.
President of the United States,
May be impeached, 75, 185.
Who presides on trial of, 76.

When he may adjourn Congress, 88.
When he may convene Congress, 88.
Every bill passed by Congress must
be presented to, 96.

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May make treaties with concurrence
of the Senate, 173.

Makes nominations to office, 175.
Power of removal from office, 177.
Power to fill vacancies, 177.
His communications to Congress, 179.
Power to convene and adjourn Con-
gress, 180.

Receives ambassadors, &c., 180.
Executes the laws, 184.
Commissions officers, 185.

Upon the states, 140.

Private Property,

Not to be taken, &c., without com-
pensation, 206.

Privileges and Immunities,
Of citizens, 217.
Quartering Soldiers,
Provision respecting, 239.

In Congress, 83.

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Importance of, 65.

Members of, 65.

Effect of their mode of election and

term of office, 65.
How composed, 65.

Equality of representation in, 66.
How members of, are chosen, 66.
Term of office of members of, 69.
Classes in, 69.

Qualifications of members, 70.
Member of must be inhabitant of the
state for which he is chosen, 72.
President of, 73.

President of, pro tempore, 74.
Choose their officers, except, 74.
Try impeachments, 74.

Must be on oath or affirmation when
trying impeachments, 75.

Receive compensation for their ser-
vices, 89.

By whom paid, 89.
Freedom from arrest, 90.
Disability as to office, 92.

May propose amendments to money
bills, 94.

Agency in making treaties, 173-174.

See Senate.

Ships of War,

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Declared to be piracy, 117, 131.
Prohibition of, 131.

Speaker of the House,

By whom chosen, 64, 73.

When he takes part in debate, 84.
Stamp Act, 39.

Congress, 40.

Repeal of, 40.

State Records, 215.

Must be authenticated, 215.
States, The,

Powers denied to, 140-154.
Privileges of citizens of, 217.
Admission of new, 222-223.
Supreme Court,

How instituted, 186.
How organized, 186.
Annual term of, 186.
Importance of, 187.
Tenure of office, 193.

Salary of the judges of, 193.
Original jurisdiction of, 197.
Appellate jurisdiction of, 198.

Of the colonies, 39.

Effect of, 39.

By Congress, 98.

Implied prohibition upon the states
respecting, 154.


Direct, apportionment of, 60.
Congress may lay, 98.

For what purpose Congress may lay,

Different kinds of, 99.

May be extended to the territories,

Cannot be imposed on passengers by
the states, 106.

Capitation, 100, 136.

Cannot be laid on exports, 136.

The states can make only gold and
silver coin a, 143.
Territorial Courts, 200.

Judges of removable by the Presi-
dent, 200.

Organized send delegates to Con-
gress, 63.

When admitted into the Union as
states, 223.

Congress may dispose of, &c., 223.
The right to govern, 224.

Proceedings in as to change of gov-
ernment, 225.


Acquisition of, 222-224.
Meaning of, 224.

The states prohibited to keep in time Tonnage,

of peace, 152.

States cannot lay any duty of, 151.
What is meant by, 151.

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