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Departments of government, 55.
Diagram showing the comparative
population, 64.

Direct tax, 33, 61.

net produce of, 34.
of Clerk of House, 69.
Sergeant-at-arms, 69.
imports, 104.

onnage, 104.

specific, 104.
uniform, 101.

who paid by, 105.

Electors, 35.

ELECTION Contested, 82.

of President, 155.
writs of, 69.

Elections held in several States, 22.

modes of, 80.
regulations of, 79.
times of holding, 28.
Electoral college, 157.
votes counted, 22.

certificates of, 166.
how appointed, 157.
number of, 157.
qualifications of, 25.
shall meet, where, 51.
place of meeting, 166.
time of appointing, 21.
vote for President, 22.

votes of, when given, 156.
when elected, 166.
who may be, 35.

who prohibited from being, 157.
Embargo defined, 114.

England has no written Constitution,

53.

King of, not answerable, 184.
Enlistments, 133.

Entry, port of, 108.
Enumeration of free persons and
others, 20.

Equality, political, 146.
Examiners, 125.

apportioned, 26, 61.

Discovery of a country gives the right
of possession, 8.
right of, 7.

titles derived from, 8.
District Courts, 209.

of Columbia, 138.
Districts, collection, 108.
congressional, 80.

Divisions, military, of United States, FAITH given to the public acts of each

191.
Drawback, 105.

State, 41.

Duties, ad valorem, 104.

collected, 108.

defined, 101.

Excises defined, 102.

Executive departments, 186.
power, 155.

where vested, 35.
sessions, 85.
Exportations from any State not tax-
able, 144.

Ex post facto laws defined, 143, 149.
prohibited, 144.

Farewell Address, 233.

Fidelity to the Constitution, 238.

Fines, excessive, 50.

prohibited, 254.

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Gold and silver may be coined at the | Indians, free, when, 61.
mint, 120.

treaties with, 226.

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Legal operation of new Constitution, | Misdemeanors, 184.

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Marshals of the United States, 63.
Massachusetts, governor appointed by
the king, 11.

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Misprision of treason, 218.
Money bills, 93.

gold and silver coined at, 120.
officers of, 119.
of United States at Philadelphia,
120.

borrowed by United States, 31.
coinage of, 119, 148.

Congress has power to borrow
113.

Nomination not an appointment, 176.
North Carolina, ratification of, 22.

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Members, attendance of, compelled, 83.
cannot be questioned, 91.
of Congress cannot vote by proxy,
87.

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OATH administered to Washington, 22.
of officers of army, 133.
President, 37, 171.

or affirmation, 28.

to support Constitution, 238.
Objects in establishing the Constitu
tion, 54.

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Senate, 74.

United States cannot be member
of Congress, 91.

Operations under the Constitution, 21.
Organized territories, 66.
Origin of title to An erica by Eng.
land, 7.

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Post-office Department, 186, 198.
established in England, 121.
by Prideaux, 121.
present system of, 121.
United States, directed by whom,

122.

Post-offices and post-roads, 31.
established, 121.

Post-roads, what considered as, 124.
Posts established in modern Europe

121.

original designation of, 121.
Potomac and Pocomoke rivers, 18.
Power, executive, 155.

vested in President, 156.
judicial, 39, 206, 212.

where vested, 206.
United States, 39, 51.
of Congress, 31.
each house, 83.

to punish members, 84.
impeachment, 27.
President, 38.
States, 50.
taxation, 100.
Powers concurrent, 100.

vested in Congress, 100.
Preamble of Constitution, 54.
Presentment, 248.
Preference, none given to any State,

145.

President answerable for misconduct,

184.

can fill vacancies, 180.
commander-in-chief, 38, 172.
commissions all officers, 183.
compensation of, 171.

duration of his term, 35.
duties of, devolve on Vice Presi
dent, 76.

election of, 155.

electors vote for, 22.

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President, removal of, 37.
salary of, 37.
testimony of, 184.

time to vote for, 21.
voted for, 51.
who eligible for, 37.
Presidential term, 156.

commencement of, 156,
expiration of, 156.
Press, freedom of, 48.
Prideaux, Edward, institutes a post-
office, 121.

Primogeniture, law of, abolished, 12.
Privileges of citizens of each State, 41.
members of Congress, 88.
Prize defined, 131.
Prizes, proceeds of, how distributed,
132.

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QUALIFICATIONS of a representative,

59.

Quarantine defined, 114.

Quartering of soldiers prohibited, 245.
Questions, how decided, 16.
Quorum, 81, 83.

majority of each house, a, 28.

RANDOLPH, Peyton, first president of
Congress, 14.

Ratification, dates of, 23.

of Constitution, 21.
North Carolina, 22.
Rhode Island, 22.

Ratio of representation, 67.
Reconsideration of bills, 93.

Records of States, authenticated, 219.
Register, to obtain a, 111.
Registered vessel, privileges of a, 111.
Registry, certificates of, 111.
permanent, 112.
temporary, 112.
of a vessel, 110.
Regulation of coin, 31.
commerce, 31.

146.

officers cannot receive presents, Republican form of government, 42.
Resignation, vacancies by, 27.
Restrictions upon Congress, 141.
Senate, 147.

Punishment for treason, 78.

Records, &c authenticated, to receive

faith and credit, 220.
manuscript, 86.

Religion, free exercise of, 242.
Religious liberty secured, 243.
test not required, 239.
Removal, &c. of the President, 37.
from office, 28.

power of, vested in President, 176
Representation, ratio of, 67.
vacancies in, 26.

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