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  United States Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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.
www.freeglossary.com /United_States_Constitution   (3405 words)

  
 Article Two of the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Article Two of the United States Constitution creates the executive branch of the government, comprising the President and other executive officers.
Normally, the Chief Justice of the United States administers the oath.
Article One provides that the privilege may not be suspended save during times of rebellion or invasion, but it does not specify who may suspend the privilege.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Article_Two_of_the_United_States_Constitution   (3046 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 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.usconstitution.net /const.html   (5190 words)

  
 CEELI - The Albanian Constitution
The oldest written constitution in the world, the constitution of the United States of America, was the first constitution to place executive powers with a president.
Under the Albanian Interim Constitution the role of the President is apparently subordinate to that of the Prime Minister.
Given the enormous responsibilities of a president, particularly in a pure presidential system such as the United States, it is usually advisable to extend certain privileges and immunities to the president in the performance of his duties.
www.abanet.org /ceeli/countries/albania/constitution/concept_eng/kelley5.html   (1481 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : U.S. Constitution : Article IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of Citizens in the several states.
A person charged in any state with treason, felony, or other crime, who shall flee 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.
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.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/art4.htm   (333 words)

  
 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.
www.senate.gov /civics/constitution_item/constitution.htm   (3655 words)

  
 United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Constitution is self-defined as the supreme law of the United States of America, along with laws made in pursuance of the Constitution, and treaties with foreign nations.
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.
In any case, all the states did ratify the Constitution, and a government has been operating under its provisions for over two centuries-- however their original intent is in dispute, and they have thus "operated" under the threat of force since at least 1861.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Constitution   (6280 words)

  
 U.S. CONSTITUTION
Clause 3: 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.
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)

  
 Constitution for the United States of America
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.
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;
Modified by Amendment XI]; — between Citizens of different States; — between Citizens of the same State claiming Lands under Grants of different States, and between a State, or the Citizens thereof, and foreign States, Citizens or Subjects.
www.constitution.org /constit_.htm   (2670 words)

  
 FindLaw: U.S. Constitution: Article II
But in chusing the President, the Votes shall be taken by States, the Representatives 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.
Offenses Against the United States; Contempt of Court
The President's Duty in Cases of Domestic Violence in the States
caselaw.lp.findlaw.com /data/constitution/article02   (876 words)

  
 The History Place - Constitution of the United States
The History Place - Constitution of the United States
of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
The Congress shall assemble at least once in every Year, and such Meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by Law appoint a different Day.
www.historyplace.com /unitedstates/revolution/us-constitution.htm   (2555 words)

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