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  Educational Resources - United States House of Representatives, 110th Congress, 2nd Session
Educational Resources - United States House of Representatives, 110th Congress, 2nd Session
How laws are enacted once they have been passed.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Constitution.html   (124 words)

  ELS - ERD - Law By Country - United States Substantive Law - Constitution of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 necessary to a choice.
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.
The fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States was proposed to the legislatures of the several States by the Thirty-ninth Congress, on the 13th of June, 1866.
www.law.emory.edu /FEDERAL/usconst/amend.html   (2848 words)

 United States vs. United States vs. United States Of America
From the standpoint of Constitutional law Congress has 100% control over the lives of All #2 United States citizens whenever they reside in the several states, or elsewhere, and their rights are subject to Congress's exclusive legislative authority.
"United States" means "federal areas" within the fifty states of the Union which are ceded to the "United States" and under the municipal authority of the Congress seated in Washington, D.C., but it does not include the entire geographical areas of the several states of the Union.
State Inhabitants who live in the Common Law venue and jurisdiction of one of the 50 Union States are not "subject to" the income tax laws unless they either work for the federal government [see 26 U.S.C. Section 6331] and thus are compelled to pay a Kickback for the contractual privilege received.
members.tripod.com /~Autarchic/files/usvusvusa.html   (2650 words)

 LII: Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.
www.law.cornell.edu /constitution/constitution.billofrights.html   (273 words)

 US v. US v.USA
Territories, power of the United States over, as plenary[ full, entire, complete, absolute ] In exercising its constitutional power to make all needful regulations respecting the territory belonging to the (2nd) United States, Congress is not subject to the same Constitutional limitations as when it is legislating for the 3rd states of the Union.
The District of Columbia is a corporation which is also known as the "1 and 2 United States." It must have it's own definition for "state" since it 1 and 2 and the territorial States were not formed as Union States (3) by and under the Constitution.
State Inhabitants who live in the Common Law venue and jurisdiction of one of the 50 Union States are not "subject to" the income tax laws unless they either work for the federal government [see 26 U.S.C. Clause 6331(?)] and thus are compelled to pay a Kickback for the contractual privilege received.
www.civil-liberties.com /pages/usax3.html   (2627 words)

 2nd United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
December 15, 1791 - The United States Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, were ratified by the states.
March 4, 1791 - Vermont was admitted as a state to the Union.
June 1, 1792 - Kentucky was admitted as a state to the Union.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2nd_United_States_Congress   (936 words)

 The United States Constitution - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net
Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill.
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 Controul of the Congress.
The Congress may determine the Time of chusing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States.
www.usconstitution.net /const.html   (5195 words)

 Sources on the Second Amendment and Rights to Keep and Bear Arms in State Constitutions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The right of the people peaceably to assemble for the purpose of petitioning Congress for a redress of grievances, or for any thing else connected with the powers or the duties of the national government, is an attribute of national citizenship, and, as such, under the protection of, and guaranteed by, the United States.
United States, 233 U.S. In this connection also compare the equally unqualified command of the Second Amendment: "the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed." And see United States v.
United States, 445 U.S. [Lewis was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and challenged the conviction on various statutory grounds, on the ground that his prior felony conviction was uncounseled and therefore shouldn't be considered, and on constitutional grounds.
www1.law.ucla.edu /~volokh/2amteach/sources.htm   (6847 words)

 The Articles of Confederation
No two or more States shall enter into any treaty, confederation or alliance whatever between them, without the consent of the United States in Congress assembled, specifying accurately the purposes for which the same is to be entered into, and how long it shall continue.
The United States in Congress assembled shall also be the last resort on appeal in all disputes and differences now subsisting or that hereafter may arise between two or more States concerning boundary, jurisdiction or any other causes whatever; which authority shall always be exercised in the manner following.
Every State shall abide by the determination of the United States in Congress assembled, on all questions which by this confederation are submitted to them.
www.constitution.org /cons/usa-conf.htm   (557 words)

 The Second Superpower
As the United States government becomes more belligerent in using its power in the world, many people are longing for a “second superpower” that can keep the US in check.
That is, it is the strength of the US government that it can centrally collect taxes, and then spend, for example, $1.2 billion on 1,200 cruise missiles in the first day of the war against Iraq.
When the United States opts to avoid or undermine international institutions, the second superpower can harass and embarrass it with demonstrations and public education campaigns.
cyber.law.harvard.edu /people/jmoore/secondsuperpower.html   (3521 words)

 Biography of John Adams
When Adams became President, the war between the French and British was causing great difficulties for the United States on the high seas and intense partisanship among contending factions within the Nation.
Congress appropriated money to complete three new frigates and to build additional ships, and authorized the raising of a provisional army.
In the campaign of 1800 the Republicans were united and effective, the Federalists badly divided.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/ja2.html   (617 words)

 OpinionEditorials.com — Message to: United States Congress - Knick
We, the undersigned residents of said states are petitioning the United States Congress to be allowed to change the manner of death for condemned prisoners from injection, electrocution, hanging and shooting to Death by Starvation and Dehydration.
Death by Starvation and Dehydration has been ruled by state district, federal and appeals courts, specifically the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeals, Florida Supreme Court, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, Atlanta, Georgia to be a totally humane, peaceful, painless and even euphoric form of death.
As previously stated, a major benefit of this form of execution is the financial savings to states with the death penalty.
www.opinioneditorials.com /freedomwriters/lknick_20050326.html   (586 words)

 Visiting D.C. - United States House of Representatives, 110th Congress, 2nd Session
The Chamber of the United States House of Representatives.
This exhibition features the House of Representatives as it was during the half century it met in this chamber.
The Old Hall of the House, now known as Statuary Hall, is one of the most historic spaces in the United States Capitol.
www.house.gov /house/Visitor.shtml   (169 words)

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