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INDEX TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED

STATES AND AMENDMENTS THERETO

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Abridged. The privileges or immunities of citizens of the

United States shall not be. (Amendments). ...... 14 Absent members, in such manner and under such penalties

as it may provide. Each House is authorized to

compel the attendance of.. Accounts of receipts and expenditures of public money

shall be published from time to time. A statement

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Accusation. In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall

be informed of the cause and nature of the. (Amend

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Accused shall have a speedy public trial. In all criminal

prosecutions the. (Amendments).
He shall be tried by an impartial jury of the State and

district where the crime was committed. [Amend

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He shall be informed of the nature of the accusation.

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He shall be confronted with the witnesses against him.

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He shall have compulsory process for obtaining wit-

nesses in his favor. [Amendments)...
He shall have the assistance of counsel for his defense.

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Actions at common law involving over twenty dollars

shall be tried by jury. [Amendments).

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Acts, records, and judicial proceedings of another State.

Full faith and credit shall be given in each State

to the...... Acts. Congress shall prescribe the manner of proving

such acts, records, and proceedings.... Adjourn from day to day. A smaller number than a quo

rum of each House may.
Adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place

than that in which they shall be sitting. Neither
House shall, during the session of Congress, with-

out the consent of the other.....,
Adjournment, the President may adjourn them to such

time as he shall think proper. In case of disagree

ment between the two Houses as to... Admiralty and maritime jurisdiction. The judicial power

shall extend to all cases of ... Admitted by the Congress into this Union, but no new

State shall be formed or erected within the jurisdic

tion of any other State. New States may be..... Nor shall any State be formed by the junction of two or more States, or parts of States, without the con

sent of the legislatures and of Congress. Adoption of the Constitution shall be valid. All debts

and engagements contracted by the Confederation

and before the.... Advice and consent of the Senate. The President shall

have power to make treaties by and with the.... To appoint ambassadors or other public ministers and

consuls by and with the...... To appoint all other officers of the United States not

herein otherwise provided for by and with the..... Affirmation. Senators sitting to try impeachments shall

be on oath or.
To be taken by the President of the United States.

Form of the oath or...
No warrants shall be issued but upon probable cause

and on oath or. [Amendments]
To support the Constitution. Senators and Repre-

sentatives, members of State legislatures, executive
and judicial officers, both State and Federal, shall
be bound by oath or.

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Sec. Cl. Page. Age. No person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained twenty-five years of

184 No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained thirty years of.......

3 3 187 Agreement or compact with another State without the con

sent of Congress. No State shall enter into any... 10 3 205 Aid and comfort. Treason against the United States shall

consist in levying war against them, adhering to
their enemies, and giving them...,

3 3 1 214 Alliance or confederation. No State shall enter into any

treaty of ......
Ambassadors, or other public ministers and consuls. The

President may appoint....
The judicial power of the United States shall extend
to all cases affecting

3 Amendments to the Constitution. Whenever two-thirds

of both Houses shall deem it necessary, Congress
shall propose...

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218 On application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the States, Congress shall call a convention to propose. 5

218 Shall be valid when ratified by the legislatures of, or by conventions in, three-fourths of the States. 5

218 Answer for a capital or infamous crime unless on present

ment of a grand jury. No person shall be held to.
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223 Except in cases in the land or naval forces, or in the militia when in actual service. (Amendments).... 5

223 Appellate jurisdiction both as to law and fact, with such

exceptions and under such regulations as Congress
shall make. In what cases the Supreme Court shall
have...

3 2 2 213 Application of the legislature or the executive of a State.

The United States shall protect each State against
invasion and domestic violence on the

4 4 - 218 Application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the States,

Congress shall call a convention for proposing
amendments to the Constitution. On the....

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218 Appointment of officers and authority to train the militia reserved to the States respectively.

8 16 196 Of such inferior officers as they may think proper in the

President alone. Congress may by law vest the... 2 2 2 208

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Appointments in the courts of law or in the heads of
Departments. Congress may by law vest the.....

208 Apportionment of representation and direct taxation among

the several States. Provisions relating to the.

[Repealed by section 2 of fourteenth amendment.]. 2 3 185 Of Representatives among the several States. Provisions relating to the. (Amendments]

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237 Appropriate legislation. Congress shall have power to

make all laws necessary and proper for carrying into
execution the foregoing powers, and all other pow-
ers vested by the Constitution in the Government of
the United States, or in any department or officer

thereof.
Congress shall have power to enforce the thirteenth
article, prohibiting slavery, by. (Amendments).. 13

231 Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions

of the fourteenth article by. [Amendments)...... 14 5 239 Congress shall have power to enforce the provisions of the fifteenth article by. (Amendments) ....... 15

239 Appropriation of money for raising and supporting armies shall be for a longer term than two years.

But no. Appropriations made by law. No money shall be drawn from the Treasury but in consequence of......

9 7 199 Approve and sign a bill before it shall become a law. The President shall

7 189 He shall return it to the House in which it originated, with his objections, if he do not ...

7 2 189 Armies, but no appropriation for that use shall be for a

longer term than two years. Congress shall have
power to raise and support .

8 12 196 Armies. Congress shall make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces

8 14 196 Arms shall not be infringed. A well-regulated militia

being necessary to the security of a free State, the

right of the people to keep and bear. (Amendments] 2 Arrest during their attendance at the session of their

respective Houses, and in going to and returning
from the same. Menibers shall in all cases, except
treason, felony, and breach of the peace, be privi-
leged from ..

I 6 I 189 Arsenals. Congress shall exercise exclusive authority over all places purchased for the erection of ..

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Articles exported from any State. No tax or duty shall be laid on.

9 5 199 Arts by securing to authors and inventors their patent

rights. Congress may promote the progress of sci-
ence and the useful..

I 8 8 195 Assistance of counsel for his defense. In all criminal

prosecutions the accused shall have the. [Amend-
ments]......

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225 Assumption of the debt or obligations incurred in aid of

rebellion or insurrection against the United States.

Provisions against the. [Amendments)...... 14 4 Attainder or ex post facto law shall be passed. No bill of. 9 3 198 Attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obliga

tion of contracts. No State shall pass any bill of.. Attainder of treason shall not work corruption of blood

or forfeiture, except during the life of the person
attainted....

3 3 214 Authors and inventors the exclusive right to their writings

and inventions. Congress shall have power to se-
cure to.

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Bail. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive

fines nor cruel and unusual punishments imposed.
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8 Ballot for President and Vice-President. The electors

shall vote by. (Amendments)
Ballot. If no person have a majority of the electoral

votes for President and Vice-President, the House
of Representatives shall immediately choose the

President by. (Amendments].....
Bankruptcies. Congress shall have power to pass

uniform laws on the subject of... Basis of representation among the several States. Provisions relating to the. (Amendments]

14 Bear arms shall not be infringed. A well-regulated mili

tia being necessary to the security of a free State,

the right of the people to keep and. [Amendments] Behavior. The judges of the Supreme and inferior courts shall hold their offices during good

3 Bill of attainder or ex post facto law shall be passed. No.

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