Documentary History of the Constitution of the United States of America, 1786-1870, Volume 5

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Halaman 482 - ... from the two highest numbers on the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice President ; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice President of the United States.
Halaman 194 - 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.
Halaman 459 - ... and a majority of all the states shall be necessary to a choice. In every case, after the choice of the president, the person having the greatest number of votes of the electors shall be the vice-president.
Halaman 237 - Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, twothirds of both Houses concurring, That the following articles be proposed to the legislatures of the several States, as amendments to the Constitution of the United States...
Halaman 383 - Confederation, and moreover to legislate in all cases to which the separate States are incompetent, or in which the harmony of the United States may be interrupted by the exercise of individual legislation; to negative all laws passed by the several States contravening, in the opinion of the National Legislature, the Articles of Union, or any treaty subsisting under the authority of the Union...
Halaman 464 - ... thereof, as the one or the other mode of ratification may be 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 the first article; and that no state, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate.
Halaman 416 - Legislature before it shall operate, and every act of a particular legislature before a negative thereon shall be final ; and that the dissent of the said council shall amount to a rejection unless the act of the National Legislature be again passed, or that of a particular legislature be again negatived by — of the members of each branch.
Halaman 552 - Now, therefore, be it known that I, Andrew Johnson, President of the United States...
Halaman 417 - Resolved, that provision ought to be made for the amendment of the Articles of Union, whensoever it shall seem necessary, and that the assent of the National legislature, and that the assent of the National legislature ought not to be required thereto 14. Resolved, that the Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary powers, within the several States ought to be bound by oath, to support the articles of Union.
Halaman 452 - ... to compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner and under such penalties as each house may provide. Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behaviour, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member. Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same...