American constitutions: a compilation of the political constitutions of the independent nations of the New world, with short historical notes and various appendixes, Volume 1

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Page 24 - The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them. " Before he enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Affirmation...
Page 10 - His Britannic Majesty acknowledges the said United States, viz. New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, to be free, sovereign and independent States...
Page 25 - Supreme Court, and all other officers of the United States, whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by law; but 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 departments.
Page 27 - The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States. 2 A person charged in any State with treason, felony, or other crime, who shall flee from justice, and be found in another State, 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 the crime.
Page 14 - Rhode- Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five. New- York six. New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one. Maryland six, Virginia ten. North Carolina five, South Carolina five, and Georgia three. 4. When vacancies happen in the representation from any State, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies. 5. The House of Representatives shall chuse their speaker and other officers; and shall have the sole power of impeachment.
Page 106 - Esta Constitución, las leyes de la Nación que en su consecuencia se dicten por el Congreso y los tratados con las potencias extranjeras, son la ley suprema de la Nación...
Page 107 - Art. 32. -El Congreso federal no dictará leyes que restrinjan la libertad de imprenta o establezcan sobre ella la jurisdicción federal. Art. 33. -Las declaraciones, derechos y garantías que enumera la Constitución, no serán entendidos como negación de otros derechos y garantías no enumerados; pero que nacen del principio de la soberanía del pueblo y de la forma republicana de gobierno.
Page 87 - Es inviolable la libertad de escribir y publicar escritos sobre cualquier materia. Ninguna ley ni autoridad puede establecer la previa censura, ni exigir fianza a los autores o impresores, ni coartar la libertad de imprenta, que no tiene más límites que el respeto a la vida privada, a la moral ya la paz pública.
Page 29 - All debts contracted, and engagements entered into, before the adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the confederation. 2. -This Constitution, and the laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof; and all treaties made, or which shall be...
Page 42 - Nadie puede ser molestado en su persona, familia, domicilio, papeles y posesiones, sino en virtud de mandamiento escrito de la autoridad competente, que funde y motive la causa legal del procedimiento.

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