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ARTICLE XV.

ELECTIVE FRANCHISE.

SECTION 1. Right of all citizens to vote.

2. Power of Congress to enforce this Article.

all citizens

SECTION 1. The right of citizens of the United States Right of to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United to vote. States or by any State, on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Congress to

Sec. 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce Power of this Article by appropriate legislation.-[U. S. Statutes enforce this at Large, Vol. 15, p. 346.

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INDEX TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

Art. Sec.

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Acts, etc., of each State entitled to credit in other States
Amen Iments to the Constitution, how made........
Appropriations, must be made by law.......
Attainder, bill of, prohibited
Attainder, of treason, not to work corruption of blood, etc...
Bills, for revenue, shall originate in the House of Representatives..
Bills, how to become laws.......
Bills, not returned in ten days considered approved.....
Capitation tar................
Census, to be taken every ten years..
Claims, of the United States, or of the several States, not to be preju-

diced ...
Citizens, of each State, privileges in other States
who are....

Amendment
Commerce, regulations of, to be equal, etc..............
Congress, vested with legislative power.....

may alter the regulations of State Legislatures concerning
elections of Senators and Representatives, except as to the

place of choosing Senators.....
shall assemble every year...........
may provide for cases of removal, etc., of President and Vice

President.
may determine time of choosing Electors of President and

Vice President.......
may vest the appointment of interior officers in the President

alone, in the Courts of law, or heads of departments .....
may from time to time establish Courts interior to Supreme

Court.........
may declare the punishment of treason....
may prescribe the manner of proving the acts, records, etc.,

of each State..........
the assent of, required to formation of a new State within

jurisdiction of another, or by the junction of two or more...
may propose amendments to the Constitution, or, on applica-

tion, call a convention .......
the assent of, required to the admission of new States into the

Union

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to lay and collect taxes, duties, etc.......
to borrow money......
to regulate commerce........
to establish uniform laws of bankruptcy and naturalization
to coin money, regulate the value of coin, and fix a stand-

ard of weights and measures...........

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to punish counterfeiting....
to establish Post Offices and post roads....
to authorize patents to authors and inventors......
to constitute tribunals interior to the Supreme Court......
to detine and punish piracies, felonies on the high seas, and

offenses against the law of nations...........
to declare war, grant letters of marque, and make rules

concerning captures......
to raise and support armies...
to provide and maintain a navy.
to make rules for the government of the army and navy...
to provide for calling out the militia in certain cases.
to provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining the

militia .........
to exercise exclusive legislation over certain places.....
to pass laws necessary to carry the enumerated powers

into effect
to dispose of and make rules concerning the territory or

other property of the United States..
to enforce thirteenth amendment....

Amendment to entorce fourteenth amendment............. Amendment to enforce fifteenth amendment......

Amendment Constitution, laws, and treaties declared to be the supreme law.

established by the ratification of nine States. Court, Supreme, its original and appellate jurisdiction.

interior, may be established...... Crimes, persons accused of, fleeing from justice, may be demanded...... Debts, contracted before the adoption of the Constitution valid ..... of the United States, their validity not to be questioned

Amendment Duties, on exports, prohibited..........

on imports and exports, not to be laid by the States without

the consent of Congress

on persons imported...... Elections, ot' Senators and Representatives to be prescribed by the States

qualitications and returns of members of Congress to be de

termined by each house....... right ot' all citizens to vote at......

Amendment Electors, or President and Vice President, how chosen and their duties sanie..

Amendment
shall vote the same day throughout the United States..........
of President and Vice President, no Senator or Representa-

tive, or person holding office under the United States, shall
Executive power, shall be vested in a President......
Esports, duties on, prohibited...
Er post facto law, prohibited..
Habeas corpus, can only be suspended in cases of rebellion or invasion
Impeachment, all civil officers liable to.......
Imposts, power to levy .......
Importation, of persons, not to be probibited prior to 1808......
Judges, to hold office during good behavior.....

compensation, not to be diminished.
Judicial power, where vested.......
the cases to which it extends......

******** limitation on ......

Amendment Judicial proceedlings, etc., of each State entitled to full faith and credit

in every other State Jury, trial by, secured........... trial by, secured...

Amendment trial in suits at common law........

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Law, the Constitution, the laws, and treaties of the United States declared the supreme...

6 Legislative Power, vested in Congress........

1 Money, to be drawn from the Treasury only by laws appropriating. 1 Nobility, titles of, not to be granted.

1 Officers, civil, removable by impeachment

2 of Senate, how chosen ....

1 Order, to be approved by the President.......

1 Office, certain, not to be filled by members of Congress.....

1 persons holding office under the United States not to be a member of either House ........

1 certain persons disqualified from holding .... Persons, importation of, not to be prohibited prior to eighteen hundred and eight......

1
escaping from one State to another to be delivered up.......
Powers, not delegated, reserved-Tenth Amendment.......
Presents, emoluments, office or title, from foreign State, prohibited... 1
President of the United States, vested with executive powers.

shall be chosen for four years.
how elected......
same-Twelfth Amendment...
qualifications for
compensation of
oath of office.......
removable by impeachment......
shall be Commander in Chief of the army and navy..
may require the written opinions of the heads of departments..
may reprieve and pardon .....
may make treaties with consent of Senate.
may appoint to office with consent of Senate .........
shall till vacancies happening during the recess of Senate.....
shall give information to Congress and recommend measures..
may convene both Houses, or either House, may adjourn

them in case of disagreement......
shall receive Ambassadors, etc...
shall take care that the laws be executed...
shall commission all officers of the United States.............

in case of death ot, etc., on whom to devolve.....
Property, shall not be taken for public use without just compensation,

Fifth Amendment.....

public debts not to be questioned nor repudiated. Quorum, for business.....

1 ot' States, in choosing a President by the House of Representatives—Twelfth Amendment, also....

2 Receipts and Expenditures, account of, to be published...

1 Records, etc., faith and credit to be given to.......

4 Representatives, Houses of, how composed........

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qualifications of members
who are disqualified
how apportioned

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not to exceed one for every thirty thousand

1 how.apportioned .

Amendment 14 to choose their officers..............

1 vacancies, how filled..

1 shall have power of impeachment.......

1 judge of the election, etc., of its members

1 quorum of .....

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any number may adjourn and compel absentees to attend..... 1
may determine rules of proceeding.......

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may punish or expel a member......
shall keep a journal and publish the same, except the parts
requiring secrecy...

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