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Page 15 - the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Of ficer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices,and he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offences against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment. 2 He shall have Power, by and
Page 489 - Whereas it hath pleased the Great Governor of the World to incline the hearts of the legislatures we respectively represent in congress, to approve of, and to authorize us to ratify the said articles of confederation and perpetual union. Know Ye that we the undersigned delegates, by virtue of the power and authority to us given for that purpose, do
Page 489 - all questions, which by the said confederation are submitted to them. And that the articles thereof shall be inviolably observed by the states we respectively represent, and that the union shall be perpetual. In wit ness whereof we have hereunto set our hands in
Page 166 - purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation, and reporting to Congress, and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the Federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of Government, and the preservation of the Union. 15.
Page 219 - to liberty, and which are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty ; in this sense it is that your union ought to be considered as a main prop of your liberty, and that the love of the one ought to endear to you the preservation of the other. These considerations speak a persuasive language to every
Page 143 - nine States in Congress assembled—of establishing rules for deciding in all cases what captures on land or water shall be legal, and in what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the United
Page 17 - the United States. SECTION. 4. The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors. ARTICLE III. SECTION. 1. The judicial Power
Page 488 - to day be determined, unless by the votes of a majority of the united states in congress assembled. cept such, parts thereof relating to treaties, alliances or military operations, as in their judgment require secrecy ; and the
Page 14 - shall chuse from them by Ballot the Vice President.] 3 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. 4 No Person except a natural born Citizen,
Page 25 - 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. (ARTICLE 1.) Congress shall make no law respecting an

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