America and Her Resources: Or, A View of the Agricultural, Commercial, Manufacturing, Financial, Political, Literary, Moral and Religious Capacity and Character of the American People

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H. Colburn, 1818 - Economic history - 504 pages

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Page 159 - sign, certify, and transmit, sealed, to the seat of government of the United States, directed to the President of the senate, who, in the presence of the Senate and House of Representatives, opens all the certificates, and the votes are counted.
Page 190 - that the records, and judicial proceedings of each state, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States, as they have by law or usage in the courts of the state whence
Page 156 - without consent of Congress, lay any duty on tonnage, keep troops, or ships of war in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another state, or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay. The
Page 131 - been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased, during such time ; and no person, holding any office under the United States, can be a member of either house during his continuance in office. The
Page 137 - and with the Indian tribes ; to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States ; to coin money, and regulate its value and that of foreign coin, and fix the standard
Page 175 - The judicial power extends to all cases in law and equity arising under the constitution, the laws of the United States, and treaties made under their authority ; to all cases
Page 197 - United States, or of any particular state. The United States shall guarantee to every state in the Union a republican form of government, and protect each of them against invasion; and
Page 369 - of the bee, Still slowly passed the melancholy day, And still the stranger wist not where to stray ; The world was sad, the garden was a wild, And man, the hermit, sigh'd till woman smil'd.
Page 137 - coin of the United States; to establish post-offices and post-roads ; to promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing, for limited times, to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries ; to constitute tribunals inferior to the supreme court; to define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offences against the law of nations; to declare
Page 156 - Comparative View of the Constitutions of the several states with each other, and with that of the United States, exhibiting, in tables, the prominent features of each Constitution, and classing together their most important provisions, under the several heads of administration, with notes and observations.

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