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ALPHABETICAL ANALYSIS—Continued.

Art. sec. cl.page.

CONGRESS. Full faith and credit shall be given in each State, to the public acts, records, and
judicial proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may, by general laws, pre-
scribe the manner in which such acts, records, and proceedings shall be proved, and the
effect thereof 4 1 1 19

CONGRESS. New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new State
shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction 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 Legislatures of the States concerned, as well as of the Congress 4 3 1 20

CONGRESS. The Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful rules and regu-
lations respecting the territory or other property belonging to the United States; and
nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of the United
States, or of any particular State 4 3 2 20

CONGRESS. The Congress, whenever two-thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary,
shall propose amendments to this Constitution; or, on the application of the Legislatures
of two-thirds of the several States, shall call a convention for proposing amendments,
which, in either case, shall be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of this Constitu-
tion, when ratified by the Legislatures of three-fourths of the several States, or by con-
ventions in three-fourths thereof, as the one or the other mode of ratification may be pro-
posed by the Congress: Provided, that no amendment which may be made prior to the
year 1808, shall, in any manner, affect the first and fourth clauses in the ninth section of
the first article; and that no State, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suf-
frage in the Senate 5 0 0 21

CONGRESS. The Senators and Representatives in Congress shall be bound by an oath or

affirmation, to support this Constitution 6 0 3 22

CONGRESS shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free
exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press; or the right of the
people peaceably to assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. 1st amend. 25

CONGRESS. The certificates of the electoral votes for President and Vice President of the
United States shall be opened by the President of the Senate, in the presence of the
Senate and House of Representatives, and the votes shall then be counted 12th amend. 29

CONNECTICUT entitled to 5 Representatives in the first Congress 12 3 2

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CONSENT of Congress. No person holding any office of profit or trust under the United States
shall, without the consent of Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title
of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign State 1

CONSENT of either House. Neither House, during the session of Congress, shall, without the
consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place than that in
which the two Houses shall be sitting 1

CONSENT of Congress. No State shall, without the consent of the Congress, lay any imposts
or duties on imports or exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing
its inspection laws 1

CONSENT of Congress. No State shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any duty of ton-
nage ;keep troops or ships of war in time of peace; enter into any agreement or compact
with another State, or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded, or
'in such imminent danger as wilt not admit of delay 1

CONSENT of the Legislatures. No State shall be formed by the junction of two or more
States, or parts of States, without the consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned,
as well as of the Congress 4 3 1

CONSENT. No State, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate 5 -

CONSENT. This Constitution adopted or done in convention by the unanimous consent of the

States present 7 —

CONSENT. No soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house without the consent of

the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law 3d amend.

CONSTITUTION ordained and established in order to form a more perfect Union; establish
justice; ensure domestic tranquillity; provide for the common defence ;promote the gene-
ral welfare, and to secure the blessings of liberty Preamble.

CONSTITUTION. Congress shall have power to make all laws which shall be necessary and
proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by
this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any department or office
thereof

CONSTITUTION. No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen at the time of the
adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President of the United
States •

CONSTITUTION of the United States. The President shall, before he enter on the execution

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Art. sec. cl. page. £" of his office, take an oath that he will, to the hest of his ability, "preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States" 2 1 7 15

CONSTITUTION. The Judicial power shall extend to all cases, in law and equity, arising

under the Constitution 3 2 1 17

CONSTITUTION. Nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any
claims of the United States, or of any particular State, respecting the territory or other
property thereof 4 3 2 20

CONSTITUTION. The Congress, whenever two-thirds of both Houses shall deem it neces-
sary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution, or, on the application of the Legisla-
tures of two-thirds of the several States, shall call a convention for proposing amend-
ments, which, in either case, shall be valid, to all intents and purposes, as part of this
Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three-fourths of the several States, or

by conventionsin three-fourths thereof, as the one or the other mode of ratification may be fc

proposed by the Congress; provided that no amendment which may be made prior to the £

year 1808, shall, in any manner, affect the first and fourth clauses in the ninth section of c

the first article;and that no State, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal J*

suffrage in the Senate 5 0 0 21 «

CONSTITUTION. All debts contracted, and engagements entered into, before the adoption of
this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as
under the Confederation 6 0 1 21

CONSTITUTION. This Constitution, and the laws of the United States which shall be made
in pursuance thereof, and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority
of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land ;and the judges in every State
shall be bound thereby, any thing in the Constitution or laws of any State to the contrary
notwithstanding 6 0 2 22

CONSTITUTION or laws of any State. The judges in every State shall be bound by the Con-
stitution, laws, and treaties of the United States, any thing in the Constitution or laws of
any State to the contrary notwithstanding 6 0 2 22

CONSTITUTION. The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the members of
the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial officers, both of the United
States and of the several States, shall be bound by oath or affirmation to support this Con- O

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Btitution; but no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office of

public trust under the United States 6 0 3 22

CONSTITUTION. The ratification of the conventions of nine States shall be sufficient for the

establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the same 7 0 1 22

CONSTITUTION. The adoption of the Constitution, done in convention by the unanimous
consent of the States present, the 17th day of September, A. D. 1787. and of the inde-
pendence of the United States the twelfth 7 0 1 22

CONSTITUTION. The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights shall not be con-
strued to deny or disparage others retained by the people 9th amend. 28

CONSTITUTION. The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor

prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States, respectively, or to the people.. ]0th amend. 28

CONSTRUCTION. Nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any

claims of the United States, or of any particular State 4 3 2 20

CONSTRUED. The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to

denv or disparage others retained by the people 9th amend. 28

CONSTRUED. The judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any
suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citi-
zens of another State, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign State 11th amend. 28

CONSULS. (See Appointments.)

CONSULS. The judicial power shall extend to all cases affecting ambassadors, other public

ministers, and consuls, in which the Supreme Court shall have original jurisdiction 3 2 1-2 18

CONTRACTS. No State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts 1 10 1 12

CONTRACTED. All debts contracted, and engagements entered into before the adoption of
this Constitution, shall be as valid ugainst the United States under this Constitution as
under the Confederation 6 1 1 21

CONTROVERSIES. The judicial power shall extend to controversies to which the United
States shall be a party; to controversies between two or more States; between a State
and citizens of another State;between citizens of different States;between citizens of
the same State claiming lands under grants of different States, and between a State or the
citizens thereof and foreign States, citizens, or subjects 3 2 1 18

CONTROVERSY. In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed

twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved 7th amend. 27

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CONVENE CONGRESS. The President may, on extraordinary occasions, convene both
Houses, or either of them

CONVENED. The United States shall, on application of the Executive of a State, when the
legislature cannot be convened, protect such Slate from domestic violence

CONVENTION. The adoption of the Constitution, done in convention by the unanimous con-
sent of the States present, the 17th September, A. D. 1787

CONVENTIONS for proposing and ratifying amendments of the Constitution. (See Constitu-
tion.)

CONVENTIONS of States. The ratification of the conventions of nine States shall be sufficient
for the establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the same

CONVICTED. No person shall be convicted on an impeachment, without the concurrence of
two-thirds of the Senators present -•

CONVICTED. No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two wit-
nesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court

CORRUPTION of blood. No attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood or forfeiture,
except during the life of the person attainted

COUNSEL. In all criminal prosecutions the accused to have the assistance of counsel for his
defence

COUNTERFEITING. Congress shall have power to provide for the punishment of counter-
feiting the securities and current coin of the United States

COURT of impeachment. (See Impeachment.)

COURT. (See Appointment of Judges of the Supreme Court.)

COURT. No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to
the same overt act, or on confession in open court

COURT of the United States. In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall ex-
ceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved;and no fact tried by a
jury shall be otherwise re-examined in any court of the United States, than according tc
the rules of the common law

COURTS. Congress shall have power to constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court....

COURTS of law. The Congress may, by law, vest the appointment of such inferior officers as

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