A Brief Exposition of the Constitution of the United States for the Use of Common Schools

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E.H. Butler & [Company,], 1850 - 100 pages
 

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Page 18 - No person shall be a representative who shall not have attained the age of twenty-five years, and been seven years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.
Page 68 - ... of the States, and a majority of all the States shall be necessary to a choice. And if the House of Representatives shall not choose a President, 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 case of the death or other constitutional disability of the President.
Page 50 - Army and Navy. 1 . Army. The maintenance of a standing army, in time of peace, without the consent of Parliament, is prohibited by the Bill of Rights of 1690.
Page 76 - President to give, from time to time, to the Congress information of the state of the Union, and to recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient...
Page 97 - Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press ; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government for a redress of grievances.
Page 100 - If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive, or retain any title of nobility or honor, or shall, without the consent of congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office, or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king, prince...
Page 100 - ... of the United States shall accept, claim, receive, or retain any title of nobility or honor, or shall, without the consent of Congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office, or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king, prince or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the United States and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them or either of them.
Page 59 - Congress to coin money and regulate the value thereof, and of clause one, section ten, of article one, providing that no State shall coin money, emit bills of credit, or make anything but gold and silver coin a tender for the payment of debts, was claimed ; but the state courts did not deny to Congress any power granted, nor assert Syllabus.
Page 44 - States to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises for the purpose of paying the debts and providing for the common defence and general welfare...

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