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  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The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.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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 United States Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 be president and procedures for selection.
Article Six establishes the Constitution and the and treaties of the United States made accordance with it as the supreme law of the land.
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 ipedia.com: United States Congress Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The structure and responsibilities of Congress are defined in Article One of the United States Constitution.
The first Congress under the current Constitution started its term in Federal Hall in New York City on March 4, 1789 and their first action was to declare that the new Constitution of the United States was in effect.
The powers originally delegated to the Congress by the original version of the Constitution were supplemented by the post-Civil War amendmentss to the Constitution (Amendments 13, 14, and 15, each of which authorizes the Congress to enforce its provisions by appropriate legislation), and by the 16th Amendment, which authorizes an income tax.
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 Reference for Article One of the United States Constitution - Search.com
Article One of the United States Constitution describes the powers of the legislative branch of the United States government, known as Congress, which includes the House of Representatives and the Senate.
The Constitution mandates that a Census be conducted every ten years to determine the populations of the States, and this clause provided for a temporary apportionment of seats until the first Census could be conducted.
United States, 272 U.S. 52, 128 (1926) ("The difference between the grant of legislative power under article 1 to Congress which is limited to powers therein enumerated, and the more general grant of the executive power to the President under article 2 is significant.
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 Veto - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The word "veto" does not appear in the United States Constitution, but Article I requires that all bills or other items of legislation passed by both houses of Congress be presented to the President for his approval.
The legislative veto, by which Congress had nullified certain exercises of powers the body had delegated to the executive branch, was ruled unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court in INS v.
Many, perhaps all, of the states of the United States have adopted their own constitutions modelled on the U.S. constitution which give the state's governor a veto over state legislation which is analogous to that of the President over Congressional bills.
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 United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
The Constitution was originally proposed by a convention which was convened for the express purpose of amending the Articles of Confederation.
Charles Beard, An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States, 1913.
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 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Documents: The Constitution of the USA
The migration or importation of such persons as any of the states now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importations, not exceeding 10 dollars for each person.
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 1.
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.
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 United States Constitution - Government Wiki - a Wikia wiki
Several of the ideas in the Constitution were new, and a large number of ideas were drawn from the literature of Republicanism in the United States, from the experiences of the 13 states, and from the British experience with mixed government.
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.
This means that the states' constitutions and laws should not conflict with the laws of the federal constitution-- and that in case of a conflict, state judges are legally bound to honor the federal laws and constitution over those of any state.
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 Article One of the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Article One of the United States Constitution states the establishment of the legislative branch of the United States government, known as the Congress, which includes the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Article One is the longest of the seven Articles forming the original text of the United States Constitution.
The Constitution mandated that a Census be conducted every ten years to determine the populations of the states (the Constitution provided for the temporary apportionment of seats until a Census could be conducted).
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 Article One of the United States Constitution
To provide for organizing, arming and disciplining the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of the United States, reserving to the states respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress: 18.
The migration or importation of such persons as any of the states now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importations, not exceeding 10 dollars for each person.
No state shall, without the consent of the Congress, lay any imposts or duties on imports or exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing its inspection laws; and the net produce of all duties and imposts, laid by any state on imports or 3.
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 The U.S. Constitution - National Constitution Center
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.
ARTICLES in addition to, and Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, proposed by Congress, and ratified by the Legislatures of the several States, pursuant to the fifth Article of the original Constitution.
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.
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 U.S. Senate: Reference Home > Constitution of the United States
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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Section 1 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.
Amendment 11 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.
Amendment 17 The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.
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 Article I: Congress Literary Calligraphy art print features text from United States Constitution the Capitol building ...
Article I: Congress Literary Calligraphy art print features text from United States Constitution the Capitol building and is hand lettered and illustrated by artist Susan Loy
Article One of the United States Constitution describes the powers of the legislative branch of the United States government, Congress, which includes the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Susan decided to letter our current Constitution in parts to represent the separation of powers and has completed two parts, "The Preamble" and "Article I. Congress." She is currently working on "Article II.
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 ELS - ERD - Law By Country - United States Substantive Law - Constitution of the United States
Section 3: "The Senate of the United States shall be composed..."
Section 4: "The validity of the public debt of the United States..."
Section 1: "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution..."
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 U.S. CONSTITUTION
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.
Clause 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.
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.
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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.
Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a Law, be presented to the President of the United States;
If he approve he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it, with his Objections to that House in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the Objections at large on their Journal, and proceed to reconsider it.
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 CongressLink: [Congress: The Basics - Lawmaking] U.S. Constitution: Article I: The Legislative Branch
CongressLink: [Congress: The Basics - Lawmaking] U.S. Constitution: Article I: The Legislative Branch
Constitution of the United States - Article I: The Legislative Branch
Clause 1: 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.
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Amendment II A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
Amendment IX The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
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