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4. To admit new States into the Union.
5. To dispose of, and make all needful rules and

regulations respecting, the territory and other

property of the United States.
6. To guaranty to every State in the Union a re-

publican form of government, and to protect
each of them from invasion and domestic vio-

lence.
7. To propose amendments to the Constitution,

and to call conventions for amending it, upon the

application of two thirds of the States.
5. To the Constitutional restrictions on the powers of

the several States; which are,
1. Absolute restrictions, prohibiting the States
from,
1. Entering into any treaty of alliance or

confederation.
2. Granting letters of marque and reprisal.
3. Coining money, emitting bills of credit,

or making anything but gold or silver coin

a lawful tender in payment of debts.
4. Passing any bill of attainder, ex post facto

law, or law impairing the obligation of con

tracts.
5. Granting any title of nobility.
2. Qualified limitations; prohibiting the States,
without the consent of Congress, from,
1. Laying imposts on imports or exports, or

duties on tonnage.
2. Keeping troops or ships of war in time of

peace.
3. Entering into any agreement or compact

with another State, or with a foreign power.
4. Engaging in war, unless actually invaded,

or in such imminent danger as will not adi

mit delay.
6. To the provisions for giving efficacy to the powers

vested in the Government of the United States;

consisting of,
1. The power of making al. laws necessary and

proper for carrying into execution the other

enumerated powers.
2. The declaration that the Constitution and laws

of the United States, and all treaties under their

authority, shall be the Supreme Law of the land. 3. The powers specially vested in the Executive

and Judicial departments, and particulary the provision extending the jurisdiction of the latter

to all cases arising under the Constitution. 4. The requisition upon the Senators and Repre

sentatives in Congress; the members of the State Legislatures; and all Executive and Judicial officers of the United States and of the several States, to be bound by oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of the United

States. 5. The provision that the ratifications of the Con

ventions of nine States should be sufficient for the establishment of the Constitution between

the States ratifying the same. Conclusion.

CON TEN T S.

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DEDICATION
PREFACE
ANALYSIS

Pago 111 V

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LECTURE I. Introductory

19 LECTURE II. Fundamental Principles of the Constitution .

41 LECTURE III. On the Legislative Power

59 LECTURE IV. On the Executive Power

81 LECTURE V. On the Judicial Power

110 LECTURE VI. On the Distribution of the Judicial Power among the several Courts.

125 LECTURE VII. On the Powers vested in the Federal Government relative to Security from Foreign Danger

150 LECTURE VIII. On the Powers vested in the Federal Government for regula. ting Intercourse with Foreign Nations

180 LECTURE IX. On the Powers vested in the Federal Government for maintenance of Harmony and proper Intercourse among the States 210

LECTURE X. On the Towers vested in the Federal Government relative to certain Miscellaneous Objects of general Utility

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