The Footprints of Time, and a Complete Analysis of Our American System of Government: With a Concise History of the Origin and Progress of Civilization, the Relation of the Old World to the Free Institutions of the New, the Establishment and Growth of the English Colonies and of the United States of America, Facts and Statistics from Official Sources
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
American amount appointed army Assyria authority became become British called CHAPTER Christianity citizens civilization coast colonies commenced common complete Congress Constitution Court defeated Department died direct District duties early election empire England enter established examination Executive force foreign four give given granted Greece Greeks head House hundred important Indians influence institutions interests Island issued Italy John July king land letter liberty manner March Mass ment military month navy necessary North organization original party passed pension period Persian person port present President produced race raised receive relations Representatives respective Roman Rome rules Secretary secure Senate sent soon South taken term territory tion Treasury treaty United vessels Vice-President vote Washington whole
Page 182 - ... to build and equip a navy; to agree upon the number of land forces, and to make requisitions from each state for its quota, in proportion to the number of white inhabitants In such state...
Page 178 - No State shall lay any imposts or duties, which may interfere with any stipulations in treaties entered into by the United States in congress assembled, with any king, prince, or state, in pursuance of any treaties already proposed by congress to the courts of France and Spain.
Page 177 - No state shall be represented in congress by less than two, nor by more than seven members; and no person shall be capable of being a delegate for more than three years in any term of six years; nor shall any person, being a delegate, be capable of holding any office under the United States, for which he, or another for his benefit, receives any salary, fees, or emolument of any kind.
Page 177 - Freedom of speech and debate in Congress shall not be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Congress: and the members of Congress shall be protected in their persons from arrests and imprisonments, during the time of their going to and from, and attendance on Congress, except for treason, felony, or breach of the peace.
Page 176 - ... The better to secure and perpetuate mutual friendship and intercourse among the people of the different States in this union, the free inhabitants of each of these States (paupers, vagabonds and fugitives from justice excepted) shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several States, and the people of each state shall have free ingress and egress to and from any other State, and shall enjoy therein all the privileges of trade and commerce, subject to the same...
Page 175 - The said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Page 202 - The times, places, and manner of holding elections for Senators and Representatives shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing Senators. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. SEC. 5. Each house shall be the judge of the election,, returns, and qualifications...
Page 174 - NEW YORK William Floyd Philip Livingston Francis Lewis Lewis Morris NEW JERSEY Richard Stockton John Witherspoon Francis Hopkinson John Hart Abraham Clark PENNSYLVANIA Robert Morris Benjamin Rush Benjamin...
Page 246 - The uncivilized tribes will be subject to such laws and regulations as the United States may, from time to time, adopt in regard to aboriginal tribes of that country.