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Capital or otherwise infamous crime, unless on indictment

of a grand jury, except in certain specified cases. No per

son shall be held to answer for a. (Amendments] Capitation or other direct tax shall be laid unless in pro

portion to the census or enumeration. No Captures on land and water. Congress shall make rules

concerning Casting vote. The Vice President shall have no vote unless

the Senate be equally divided Census or enumeration. Of the inhabitants shall be made

within three years after the first meeting of Congress, and within every subsequent term of ten years thereafter No capitation or other direct tax shall be laid except in

proportion to the
Chief Justice shall preside when the President of the

United States is tried upon impeachment. The
Choosing the electors and the day on which they shall give

their votes, which shall be the same throughout the

United States. Congress may determine the time of Citizen of the United States at the adoption of the Con

stitution shall be eligible to the office of President. No
person not a natural-born.
Citizen of the United States. No person shall be a Senator

who shall not have attained the age of thirty years, and
been nine years a
No person shall be a Representative who shall not

have attained the age of twenty-five years, and been

seven years a Right of citizens to vote shall not be denied or abridged

by the United States or any State on account of sex. [Amendments] Right to vote shall not be denied or abridges by the

United States or any State for failure to pay any poll

tax or other tax. (Amendments] Right to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the

United States or any State to pay citizen eighteen

years or older, on account of age. (Amendments] Citizenship. Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all

the privileges and immunities of citizens of the several
States
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 in which they re-

side. (Amendments)
No State shall make or enforce any law which shall

abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of

the United States. (Amendments] .... Nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty,

or property without due process of law. (Amend

ments] Nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the

equal protection of the laws. (Amendments] Citizens or subjects of a foreign state. The judicial power of

the United States shall not extend to suits in law or equity brought against one of the States by the citizens or

another State or by. (Amendments] Civil officers of the United States shall, on impeachment

for and conviction of treason, bribery, and other high crimes and misdemeanors be removed. All

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Claims of the United States or any particular State in the

territory or public property. Nothing in this Constitution

shall be construed to prejudice
Classification of Senators. Immediately after they shall be

assembled after the first election, they shall be divided
as equally as may be into three classes
The seats of the Senators of the first class shall be va-

cated at the expiration of the second year
The seats of the Senators of the second class at the ex-

piration of the fourth year The seats of the Senators of the third class of the expi

ration of the sixth year Coin a tender in payment of debts. No state shall make

anything but gold and silver Coin money and regulate the value thereof and of foreign

coin. Congress shall have power to Coin of the United States. Congress shall provide for pun

ishing the counterfeiting the securities and current Color, or previous condition of servitude. The right of citi

zens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of

race. (Amendments] Comfort. Treason against the United States shall consist in

levying war against them, and giving the enemies aid

and Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy, and of their

militia when in actual service. The President shall be Commerce with foreign nations, among the States, and with Indian tribes. Congress shall have power to regu

late
Commerce or revenue. No preference shall be given to the

ports of one State over those of another by any regula-
tion of
Vessels clearing from the ports of one State shall not

pay duties in those of another
Commissions to expire at the end of the next session. The

President may fill vacancies that happen in the recess of

the Senate by granting Common defense, promote the general welfare, &c. To in

sure the. (Preamble] Common defense and general welfare. Congress shall have

power to provide for the Common law, where the amount involved exceeds twenty dollars, shall be tried by jury. Suits at. (Amendments] No fact tried by a jury shall be otherwise reexamined

in any court of the United States than according to

the rules of the. (Amendments] Compact with another State. No State shall, without con

sent of Congress, enter into any agreement or Compact with a foreign power. No state shall, without the

consent of Congress, enter into any agreement or Compensation of Senators and Representatives to be

ascertained by law Compensation of the President shall not be increased nor

diminished during the period for which he shall be electCompensation of the judges of the Supreme and inferior

courts shall not be diminished during their continuance

in office Compensation. Private property shall not be taken for pub

lic use without just. (Amendments]

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Compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor. In

criminal prosecutions the accused shall have. (Amend

ments] Confederation. No State shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or All debts contracted and engagements entered into be

fore the adoption of this Constitution shall be valid

against the United States under it, as under the Confession in open court. Conviction of treason shall be on

the testimony of two persons to the overt act, or upon Congress of the United States. All legislative powers shall be vested in a

Shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives
Shall assemble at least once in every year, which shall

be on the first Monday of December, unless they by
law appoint a different day
May at any time alter regulations for elections of Sen-

ators and Representatives, except as to the places of

choosing Senators Each House shall be the judge of the elections, returns,

and qualifications of its own members A majority of each House shall constitute a quorum to

do business A smaller number may adjourn from day to day and

compel the attendance of absent members
Each House may determine the rules of its pro-

ceedings, punish its members for disorderly behav-
ior, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a

member ....
Each House shall keep a journal of its proceedings
Neither House, during the session of Congress, shall,

without the consent of the other, adjourn for more

than three days Senators and Representatives shall receive a com

pensation to be ascertained by law
They shall in all cases, except treason, felony, and

breach of peace, be privileged from arrest during at-
tendance at their respective Houses, and in going to

and returning from the same
No Senator or Representative shall, during his term,

be appointed to any civil office which shals have been created, or of which the emoluments shall have been increased, during such term No person holding any office under the United States,

shall, while in office, be a member of either House of

Congress
Allbills for raising revenue shall originate in the

House of Representatives
Proceedings in cases of bills returned by the President

with his objections
Shall have power to lay and collect duties, imposts,

and excises, pay the debts, and provide for the com-
mon defense and general welfare
Shall have power to borrow money on the credit of the

United States
To regulate foreign and domestic commerce, and with

the Indian tribes
To establish uniform rule of naturalization and uni-

form laws on the subject of bankruptcies To coin money, regulate its value and the value of for

eign coin, and to fix the standard of weights and

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To punish counterfeiting of securities and current coin

of the United States
To establish post-offices and post-roads
To promote the progress of science and the useful arts
To constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court ..
To define and punish piracies and felonies on the high

seas and to punish offenses against the law of na

tions To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal,

and make rules concerning captures on land and

water To raise and support armies, but no appropriation of

money to that use shall be for a longer term than

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To provide and maintain a Navy
To make rules for the government of the Army and

Navy
To call out the militia to execute the laws, suppress in-

surrections, and repeal invasions
To provide for organizing, arming, and equipping the

militia To exercise exclusive legislation over the District fixed

for the seat of government, and over forts, maga

zines, arsenals, and dockyards To make all laws necessary and proper to carry into

execution all powers vested by the Constitution in

the Government of the United States No person holding any office under the United States

shall accept of any present, emolument, office, or title of any kind from any foreign state, without the

consent of May determine the time of choosing the electors for

President and Vice President and the day on which

they shall give their votes The President may, on extraordinary occasions, con

vene either House of The manner in which the acts, records, and judicial

proceedings of the States shall be prescribed by
New States may be admitted by Congress into this

Union
Shall have power to make all needful rules and regula-

tions respecting the territory or other property be

longing to the United States Amendments to the Constitution shall be proposed

whenever it shall be deemed necessary by two-thirds

of both Houses of Shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation,

the thirteenth amendment. (Amendments] Persons engaged in insurrection or rebellion against

the United States disqualified for Senators or Rep

resentatives in. (Amendments] But such disqualification may be removed by a vote of

two-thirds of both Houses of. (Amendments] Shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation,

the fourteenth amendment. (Amendments] Shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation,

the fifteenth amendment. (Amendments] Shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation,

the nineteenth amendment. (Amendments] Sessions, time of assembling. (Amendments]

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To direct appointment of electors for President and

Vice President by District of Columbia. (Amend

ments] Shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation,

the twenty-third amendment. (Amendments) Shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation,

the twenty-fourth amendment. (Amendments] Confirmation by majority vote of Vice President nomi

nated by the President where vacancy in office oc

curs. (Amendments] Shall decide the issue of the inability of the President

to discharge the powers and duties of his office.

(Amendments] Shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation,

the twenty-sixth amendment. (Amendments]
No law, varying the compensation for the services of

the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect,
until an election of Representatives shall have inter-

vened. (Amendments]
Consent. No State shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in

the Senate without its Consent of Congress. No person holding any office of profit

or trust under the United States shall accept of any present, emolument, office, or title of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign potentate, without the .. No State shall lay any imposts, or duties on imports,

except what may be absolutely necessary for exe

cuting its inspection laws, without the No State shall lay any duty of tonnage, keep troops or

ships of war in time of peace, without the No State shall enter into any agreement or compact

with another State, or with a foreign power, without

the No State shall engage in war unless actually invaded,

or in such imminent danger as will not admit of

delay, without the
No new State shall be formed or erected within the ju-

risdiction of any other State, nor any State be
formed by the junction of two or more States, or
parts of States, without the consent of the legisla-

tures thereof, as well as the
Consent of the legislature of the State in which the same

may be. Congress shall exercise exclusive authority over all places purchased for the erection of forts, magazines,

arsenals, dockyards, and other needful buildings by the .. Consent of the legislatures of the States and of Congress.

No States shall be formed by the junction of two or more

States or parts of States without the
Consent of the other. Neither House, during the session of

Congress, shall adjourn for more than three days, nor to
any other place than that in which they shall be sitting,

without the Consent of the owner. No soldier shall be quartered in time

of peace in any house without the. (Amendments]
Consent of the Senate. The President shall have power to
make treaties, by and with the advice and
The President shall appoint ambassadors, other public

ministers and consuls, judges of the Supreme Court,
and all other officers created by law and not other-
wise herein provided for, by and with the advice and

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