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CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
ARTICLE I. Section 1. Legislative power;
in whom vested. 2. House of Representatives, how
and by whom chosen.-Qualifications of Representatives.Representatives and direct taxes, how apportioned.-Enumeration.-Vacancies to be filled.-Power of choosing of
ficers, and of impeachment. 3. Senators, how and by whom
chosen.-How classified.-State Executive, when to make temporary appointments, etc.Qualifications of a Senator.President of the Senate, his right to vote.-President pro tem. and other officers of the Senate, how chosen.-Power to try impeachments. When President is tried, Chief Jus
tice to preside.-Sentence. 4. Times, etc., of holding elections,
how prescribed.-One session
in each year. 5. Membership. - Quorum. Ad
portation of certain persons.-
etc. | 10. States prohibited from the exer
cise of certain powers.
qualification in certain cases.
bills.--Veto.-Bill may be
1. President.--His term of office.
Electors of President; number and how appointed.-Electon to vote on same day.-Qualifcation of President.-On whom his duties devolve in case of his removal, death, etc.--President's compensation.-His oath
of office. 2. President to be Commander-in
Chief.-He may require opinion of cabinet officers, etc.-May pardon.-Treaty-making power. -Nomination of certain officers.-When President may
fill vacancies. 3. President shall communicate to
Congress.-He may convene and adjourn Congress, in case of disagreement; shall receive ambassadors, exec laws and
commission officers. 4. All civil offices forfeited for cer
ARTICLE III. 1. Judicial power.-Tenure.-Com
hibited.-Freedom of speech,
any house, unless, etc.
cution, trial and punish-
cruel punishments prohib
PREAMBLE. We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and Becure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Section 1. 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.