Outlines of Civil Government with Suggestion for Civic Training by Original Work

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Palmer Company, 1910 - United States - 176 pages
 

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Page 144 - No person, except a natural-born citizen, or a citizen of the United States at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President ; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.
Page 140 - No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States. And no person holding any office of profit or trust under them shall, without the consent of the Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title of any kind whatever from any king, prince, or foreign state.
Page 152 - Jonathan Dayton. PENNSYLVANIA. — Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Mifflin, Robert Morris, George Clymer, Thomas Fitzsimons, Jared Ingersoll, James Wilson, Gouverneur Morris. DELAWARE. — George Read. Gunning Bedford, Jr., John Dickinson, Richard Bassett, Jacob Broom. MARYLAND. — James McHenry, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Daniel Carroll. VIRGINIA. • — John Blair, James Madison, Jr. NORTH CAROLINA. — William Blount, Richard Dobbs Spaight, Hugh Williamson. SOUTH CAROLINA.
Page 132 - 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 excluding Indians not taxed, three-fifths of all other persons.1 The actual enumeration shall be made within three years after the first meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent...
Page 151 - Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, and of the independence of the United States of America the twelfth. In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names, Go: WASHINGTON — Presidt. and Deputy from Virginia New Hampshire John Langdon Nicholas Oilman Massachusetts Nathaniel Gorham Rufus King Connecticut Wm.
Page 135 - The Senators and Representatives shall receive a compensation for their services, to be ascertained by law and paid out of the Treasury of the United States. They shall, in all cases except treason, felony, and breach of the peace be privileged from arrest during their attendance at the...
Page 133 - ... nine years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen. 4. The Vice-President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no vote, unless they be equally divided.
Page 44 - The constitution of the United States was ordained and established, not by the states in their sovereign capacities, but emphatically, as the preamble of the constitution declares, by "the People of the United States.
Page 163 - Labor shall be to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions, and to advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
Page 144 - The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services a compensation, which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period for which he may have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States or any of them.

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