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INDEX TO THE CONSTITUTION AND AMENDMENTS

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Abridged. The privileges or immunities of citizens of the

United States shall not be. (Amendments]
Absent members, in such manner and under such penalties

as it may provide. Each House is authorized to compel

the attendance of Accounts of receipts and expenditures of public money shall

be published from time to time. A statement of the Accusation. In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall

be informed of the cause and nature of the. (Amend

ments] Accused shall have a speedy public trial. In all criminal prosecutions the. (Amendments] He shall be tried by an impartial jury of the State and

district where the crime was committed. (Amend

ments] He shall be informed of the nature of the accusation.

(Amendments] He shall be confronted with the witnesses against him.

(Amendments] He shall have compulsory process for obtaining wit

nesses in his favor. (Amendments] He shall have the assistance of counsel for his defense.

(Amendments] Actions at common law involving over twenty dollars shall

be tried by jury. (Amendments) Acts, records, and judicial proceedings of another State.

Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the Acts. Congress shall prescribe the manner of proving such

acts, records, and proceedings Adjourn from day to day. A smaller number than a quorum

of each House may Adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place

than that in which they shall be sitting. Neither House shall, during the session of Congress, without the con

sent of the other Adjournment, the President may adjourn them to such

time as he shall think proper. In case of disagreement

between the two Houses as to Admiralty and maritime jurisdiction. The judicial power

shall extend to all cases of
Admitted by the Congress into this Union, but no new

States shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction
of any other State. New States may be
Nor shall any State be formed by the junction of two or

more States, or parts of States, without the consent

of the legislatures and of Congress Adoption of the Constitution shall be valid. All debts and

engagements contracted by the confederation and before

the Advice and consent of the Senate. The President shall have

power to make treaties by and with the

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To appoint ambassadors or other public ministers and

consuls by and with the To appoint all other officers of the United States not

herein otherwise provided for by and with the
Affirmation. Senators sitting to try impeachments shall be
on oath or
To be taken by the President of the United States.

Form of the oath or
No warrants shall be issued but upon probable cause

and on oath or. (Amendments]
To support the Constitution. Senators and Representa-

tives, members of State legislatures, executive and
judicial officers, both State and Federal, shall be

bound by oath or
Age. No person shall be a Representative who shall not
have attained twenty-five years of
No person shall be a Senator who shall not have at-

tained thirty years of
Right of citizens of the United States, who are eight-

een years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied
or abridged by the United States or any State on ac-

count of age. (Amendments]
Agreement or compact with another State without the con-

sent of Congress. No State shall enter into any Aid and comfort. Treason against the United States shall

consist in levying war against them, adhering to their
enemies, and giving them
Alliance or confederation. No State shall enter into any

treaty of
Ambassadors, or other public ministers and consuls. The
President may appoint
The judicial power of the United States shall extend to

all cases affecting
Amendments to the Constitution. Whenever two-thirds of

both Houses shall deem it necessary, Congress shall pro-
pose
On application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the

States, Congress shall call a convention to propose
Shall be valid when ratified by the legislatures of, or

by conventions in, three-fourths of the States
Answer for a capital or infamous crime unless on present-

ment of a grand jury. No person shall be held to.
(Amendments]
Except in cases in the land or naval forces, or in the

militia when in actual service. (Amendments] Appellate jurisdiction both as to law and fact, with such exceptions and under such regulations as Congress shall

make. In what cases the Supreme Court shall have Application of the legislature or the executive of a State. The United States shall protect each State against inva

sion and domestic violence on the Application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the States. Congress shall call a convention for proposing amend

ments to the Constitution. On the Appointment. Of officers and authority to train the militia reserved to the States respectively Of such inferior officers as they may think proper in

the President alone. Congress may by law vest the
In the courts of law or in the heads of departments.

Congress may by law vest the
Of Presidential and Vice-Presidential electors. District

of Columbia to have power of. (Amendments]

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Apportionment of representation and direct taxation among
the several States. Provisions relating to the
Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on

incomes, from whatever source derived, without ap-
portionment among the several States. (Amend-

ments] .
Of Representatives among the several States. Provisions

relating to the. (Amendments] Appropriate legislation. Congress shall have power to make all laws necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by the Constitution in the Government of the United States, or on any department or officer thereof Congress shall have power to enforce the thirteenth ar

ticle, prohibiting slavery by. (Amendments] Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions of

the fourteenth article by. (Amendments] Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions of

the fifteenth article by. (Amendments] Congress and the several States shall have concurrent

power to enforce the provisions of the eighteenth ar

ticle. (Amendments] Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions of

the nineteenth article. (Amendments] Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions of

the twenty-third article by. (Amendments] Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions of

the twenty-fourth article by. (Amendments] Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions of

the twenty-sixth article by. (Amendments] Appropriation of money for raising and supporting armies

shall be for a longer term than two years. But no Appropriations made by law. No money shall be drawn

from the Treasury but in consequence of
Approve and sign a bill before it shall become a law. The
President shall
He shall return it to the House in which it originated

with his objections, if he does not
Armies, but no appropriation for that use shall be for a

longer term than two years. Congress shall have power

to raise and support Armies. Congress shall make rules for the government and

regulation of the land and naval forces Arms shall not be infringed. A well-regulated militia being

necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the

people to keep and bear. (Amendments] Arrest during their attendance at the session of their re

spective Houses, and in going to and returning from the same. Members shall in all cases, except treason, felony,

and breach of the peace, be privileged from Arsenals. Congress shall exercise exclusive authority over

all places purchased for the erection of Articles exported from any State. No tax or duty shall be Arts by securing to authors and inventors their patent

rights. Congress may promote the progress of science

and the useful Assistance of counsel for his defense. In all criminal pros

ecutions the accused shall have the. (Amendments] Assumption of the debt or obligations incurred in aid of re

bellion or insurrection against the United States. Provisions against the. (Amendments]

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Attainder or ex post facto law shall be passed. No bill of
Attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation

of contracts. No State shall pass any bill of
Attainder of treason shall not work corruption of blood or

forfeiture, except during the life of the person attainted .. Authors and inventors the exclusive right to their writings

and inventions. Congress shall have power to secure to ...

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Bail. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive

fines nor cruel and unusual punishments imposed.

(Amendments] Ballot for President and Vice President. The electors shall

vote by. (Amendments] Ballot. If no person have a majority of the electoral votes

for President and Vice President, the House of Representatives shall immediately choose the President by.

(Amendments] Bankruptcies. Congress shall have power to pass uniform

laws on the subject of Basis of representation among the several States. Provi

sions relating to the. (Amendments] Bear arms shall not be infringed. A well-regulated militia

being necessary to the security of a free State, the right

of the people to keep and. (Amendments) Behavior. The judges of the Supreme and erior courts

shall hold their offices during good Bill of attainder or ex post facto law shall be passed. No Bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the ob

ligation of contracts. No State shall pass any
Bills of credit. No State shall emit
Bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of

Representatives. All
Bills which shall have passed the Senate and House of

Representatives shall, before they become laws, be pre-
sented to the President
If he approve, he shall sign them: if he disapprove, he

shall return them, with his objections, to that House

in which they originated Upon the reconsideration of a bill returned by the President with his objections, if two-thirds of each

House agree to pass the same, it shall become a law Upon the reconsideration of a bill returned by the

President, the question shall be taken by yeas and nays Not returned by the President within ten days (Sun

days excepted) shall, unless Congress adjourn, be

come laws Borrow money on the credit of the United States. Congress

shall have power to Bounties and pensions, shall not be questioned. The valid

ity of the public debt incurred in suppressing insurrection and rebellion against the United States, including

the debt for. (Amendments] Breach of the peace, shall be privileged from arrest while

attending the session, and in going to and returning from the same. Senators and Representatives, except for

treason, felony, and Bribery, or other_high crimes and misdemeanors. The

President, Vice President, and all civil officers shall be removed on impeachment for and conviction of treason

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