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  Article Four of the United States Constitution - Biocrawler
Article Four of the United States Constitution relates to the states.
No state, however, may be formed within the jurisdiction of another, or by the joining of different states or parts of different states, without the consent of all state legislatures concerned.
The Court suggested that the Constitution ordained the "perpetuity and indissolubility of the Union." Even though a majority of the citizens of Texas voted to secede in a referendum, the secession ordinance passed by the state legislature during the Civil War was held void.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Article_Four_of_the_United_States_Constitution   (1350 words)

  
 Article Four of the United States Constitution Information
Article Four of the United States Constitution Summary
Druyee (1813), the United States Supreme Court ruled that the merits of the case, as determined by courts of one state, had to be recognized by the courts of other states.
At the time, the state constitution was the old royal charter established in the 17th century, under which most free white males in the state were disenfranchised; an attempt to hold a popular convention to write a new constitution was declared insurrection by the charter government, and the convention leaders were arrested.
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  United States Constitution - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The U.S. Constitution styles itself the "supreme law of the land." Courts have interpreted this phrase to mean that when laws (including state constitutions) that have been passed by state legislatures, or by the (national) U.S. Congress, are found to conflict with the federal constitution, these laws are ultra vires and have no effect.
Article Two describes the presidency (the executive branch): procedures for the selection of the president, qualifications for office, the oath to be affirmed, the powers and duties of the office, and procedures for selection.
Article Six establishes the Constitution, and the laws and treaties of the United States made in accordance with it, to be the supreme law of the land.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/u/s/U.S._constitution_f8a1.html   (5362 words)

  
 The Constitution of the United States of America
This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of the several states, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the states by the Congress.
The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.
This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states within seven years from the date of its submission to the states by the Congress.
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 The Avalon Project : U.S. Constitution : Article II
Constitution of the United States : Article II
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.
The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services, a compensation, which shall neither be increased 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.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/art2.htm   (532 words)

  
 ipedia.com: United States Constitution Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Constitution of the United States Supreme law of the United States of America The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America and is the oldest written nationa...
The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America and is the oldest written national constitution still in force.
Article Two describes the presidency (the executive branch): the powers of the office, qualifications to be president, and procedures for selection.
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 U.S. Constitution - The Black Vault Encyclopedia Project   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Article Two describes the presidency (the executive branch): procedures for the selection of the president, qualifications for office, the oath to be affirmed and the powers and duties of the office.
It also provides for the office of Vice President of the United States, and specifies that the Vice President succeeds to the presidency if the President is incapacitated, dies, or resigns, although whether this succession was on an acting or permanent basis was unclear until the passage of the 25th Amendment.
The Constitution was originally proposed by a convention which was convened for the express purpose of amending the Articles of Confederation.
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 Illinois Constitution - Article VI
Illinois Constitution - Article VI Constitution of the State of Illinois
The remainder of the State shall be divided by law into four Judicial Districts of substantially equal population, each of which shall be compact and composed of contiguous counties.
Four Judges constitute a quorum and the concurrence of four is necessary for a decision.
www.ilga.gov /commission/lrb/con6.htm   (2544 words)

  
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Article I. Section 1 All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
Amendment XI The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.
The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.
www.usconstitution.net /const.txt   (3394 words)

  
 Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution which is part of the Bill of Rights protects against excessive bail or fines well as against cruel and unusual punishment.
The Court outlined three that were to be considered in determining the sentence is excessive: "(i) the gravity the offense and the harshness of the (ii) the sentences imposed on other criminals the same jurisdiction; and (iii) the sentences for commission of the same crime in jurisdictions."
The Constitution of the United States of Analysis and Interpretation.
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 Federal Government of the United States - Uncyclopedia
The government of the United States, established by the United States Constitution, is a federal republic comprising 50 States, the District of Columbia and a bunch of places that we don't care about because they don't speak English there.
Article I of the Constitution grants all legislative powers of the federal government to the Congress, which is divided into two chambers.
Established in Article II of the Constitution, the executive branch consists of the federal police, the military, the federal bureaucracy, the president, the vice president and the cabinet.
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 Article Four of the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Druyee (1813), the United States Supreme Court ruled that the merits of the case, as determined by courts of one state, had to be recognized by the courts of other states.
The Court suggested that the Constitution ordained the "perpetuity and indissolubility of the Union." Even though a majority of the citizens of Texas voted to secede in a referendum, the secession ordinance passed by the state legislature during the Civil War was held void.
At the time, the state constitution was the old royal charter established in the 17th century, under which most free white males in the state were disenfranchised; an attempt to hold a popular convention to write a new constitution was declared insurrection by the charter government, and the convention leaders were arrested.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Article_Four_of_the_United_States_Constitution   (2071 words)

  
 NARA | The National Archives Experience
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof for six Years; and each Senator shall have one Vote.
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.
www.archives.gov /national-archives-experience/charters/constitution_transcript.html   (2595 words)

  
 Constitution of the United States of America - Wikisource
The Constitution of the United States of America is the oldest written national constitution in use.
The Constitution is the second of the three Charters of Freedom along with the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights.
But in chusing 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.
en.wikisource.org /wiki/Constitution_of_the_United_States_of_America   (2814 words)

  
 Article Four of the United States Constitution - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Section Three requires that "citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states." The ambiguousness of the clause has given rise to a number of different interpretations.
Section Three also requires that fugitives from Justice may be extradited on the demand of executive authorities the states from which they flee.
Instead, Texas was found to have surrendered, by entering the Union, ceded control over the water and the soil under it to Congress.
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 An interpretation of the U.S. Constitution on same-sex marriage
Because the Constitution does not explicitly give the Federal Government jurisdiction over marriage, the right to regulate marriage is, by default, given solely to the States to decide.
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.
If same-sex couples are barred from marriage, it is an abridgement of the privileges they are entitled to as citizens of the United States; it would be a deprivation of liberty and prosperity, and would strip same-sex couples of equal protection of the laws.
www.religioustolerance.org /dixon_02.htm   (1458 words)

  
 U.S. CONSTITUTION
But in chusing 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.
Clause 7: 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.
On the 25th of May, seven States having convened, George Washington, of Virginia, was unanimously elected President, and the consideration of the proposed constitution was commenced.
www.house.gov /house/Constitution/Constitution.html   (3004 words)

  
 LII: Constitution
The electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for two persons, of whom one at least shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves.
And they shall make a list of all the persons voted for, and of the number of votes for each; which list they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the seat of the government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate.
The President shall have power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session.
www.law.cornell.edu /constitution/constitution.articleii.html   (439 words)

  
 Questions on the Remaining Articles
Directions: Using a copy of the Constitution, you are to write your answers to the questions on each portion of the Constitution of the United States of America that are in this section.
True or False A resident of one state may not be discriminated against unreasonably by another state.
A person is charged in state with treason, felony, or other crime, and that person flees from the state where the crime occurred.
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 U.S. Senate: Reference Home > Constitution of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Written in 1787, ratified in 1788, and in operation since 1789, the United States Constitution is the world’s longest surviving written charter of government.
For over two centuries the Constitution has remained in force because its framers successfully separated and balanced governmental powers to safeguard the interests of majority rule and minority rights, of liberty and equality, and of the central and state governments.
Membership in the House is apportioned according to the population of the states.
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 American Right by Stonewall Jack
A Plutocracy is- is a form of government where all the state's decisions are centralized in an affluent wealthy class of citizenry, and the degree of economic inequality is high while the level of social mobility is low.
It also provides for the office of Vice President of the United States, and specifies that the Vice President succeeds to the presidency if the President is incapacitated, dies, or resigns, although whether this succession was on an acting or permanent basis was unclear until the passage of the 25th Amendment.
Fourteenth Amendment (1868): Defines United States citizenship; prohibits states from abridging citizens' privileges or immunities and rights to due process and the equal protection of the law; repeals the three-fifths compromise.
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 Article Four of the United States Constitution
service or labour in one state, under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in consequence of any law or regulation therein, be discharged from such service or labour, but shall be delivered up on claim of the party to whom such service or labour may be due.]
The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union, a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened), against domestic violence.
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 Constitution for the United States of America
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof [Modified by Amendment XVII], for six Years; and each Senator shall have one Vote.
But in chusing 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.
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.constitution.org /constit_.htm   (2624 words)

  
 The Four of Us - AOL Music
This is the only place where four U.S. states come together at one point.
Three of the four state corners are on the Navajo Indian Reservation.
In 2005, The Four of Us Are Dying was produced for the stage by 4 Letter...
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