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DIRECTORS OF THE OLD SOUTH WORK,
OLD SOUTH MEETING HOUSE.
THE CHARTER OF MASSACHUSETTS BAY.
8. THE FUNDAMENTAL ORDERS OF CONNECTICUT.
9. FRANKLIN'S PLAN OF UNIONA
LINCOLN'S INAUGURALS AND EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.
THE FEDERALIST, Nos. I AND 2.
13. THE ORDINANCE OF 1787.
14. THE CONSTITUTION OF Ohio.
15. WASHINGTON'S CIRCULAR LETTER TO THE GOVERNORS OF
THE STATES, 1783.
16. WASHINGTON'S LETTER TO BENJAMIN HARRISON, 1784.
17. VERRAZZANO's VOYAGE.
18. THE Swiss CONSTITUTION.
THE BILL OF RIGHTS.
CORONADO'S LETTER TO MENDOZA, 1540.
Eliot's NARRATIVE, 1670.
WHEELOCK'S NARRATIVE, 1762.
23. THE PETITION OF Rights.
THE GRAND REMONSTRANCE.
25. THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL COVENANT.
We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defense, 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.
SECTION 1. All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
SECTION II. The House of Representatives shall be composed of members chosen every second year by the people of the several States, and the electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislature.
No person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained the age of twenty-five years, and been seven years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.
Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years,
and exclud. ing Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other persons. The actual enumeration shall be made within three years after the first meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent term of ten years, in such manner as they