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REPRESENTATIVES, not to be questioned for speech or de-

bate, Art. I, Sec. 6;
not to be appointed to certain offices, Art. 1, Sec. 6;
can, whilst serving, hold no office under the United States,

Art. 1, Sec. 6;
members of, shall not serve as electors of president, etc.,

Art. 2, Sec. 1;
vacancies in, how supplied, Art. 1, Sec. 2.
RESOLUTION, order, or vote, requiring concurrence of both

houses (except for adjournment), to be approved by the

president, Art. 1, Sec. 7;
RIGHTS OF THE CITIZEN declared to be:

liberty of conscience in matters of religion, amendment 1;
freedom of speech and of the press, Art. 1;
to assemble and petition, Art. 1;
to keep and bear arms, Art. 2;
to be exempt from quártering soldiers in any house in time

of peace, and in time of war, except as prescribed by

law, Art. 3;
to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures,

Art. 4;
to be free from answering for a capital or infamous crime,

unless on presentment or indictment of a grand jury,

Art. 5;
not to be twice jeopardized for same offense, Art, 5;
not to be compelled in criminal cases, to be a witness

against himself, Art. 5;
not to be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due

course of law, Art. 5;
private property not to be taken for public use without just

compensation, Art 5;
that the accused, in criminal prosecutiove, shall enjoy the

right of a speedy public trial, by an impartial jury of the

vicinage, and the means necessary for his defense, Art. 6.
that, in civil cases, facts tried by a jury shall only be re-

examined according to the rules of the common law,

Art. 7;
that, in suits at common law, where the value shall exceed

twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be pre-

served. Art. 7;
that excessive bail shall not be required, excessive fines

imposed, or cruel or unusual punishments inflicted,

Art. 8.
RIGHTS, that the enumeration of certain shall not operate te

disparage others retained, Art. 9.
RULES, each house shall determine its own, Art. 1, Sec. 5.
SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, composed of two sena.

tors from each state, Art. I, Sec. 3;
how chosen, classified, and terms of service, Art. 1, Sec. 3;
qualifications of members, Art. 1, Sec. ?;
sball choose their officers, except the president, Art. 1,

Sec. 3:
shall be judge of election, etc., of its members, Art. 1,

Sec. 5;
what number shall be a quorum, Art. 1, Sec. 5;

SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, any number may adjourn

and compel the attendance of absentees, Art. 1, Sec. 5; may determine its rules, Art. 1 Sec. 5; may punish or expel a member, Art. 1, Sec. 7; shall keep a jourval and publish the same, Art, 1, Sec. 5; shall not adjourn for more than three days nor to any

other place, without the consent of the other bouse, Art.

1, Sec. 5; one-fifth of, present, may require the yeas and nays, Art. 1,

Sec 5; may propose amendments to bills for raising revenue, Art.

1, Sec. 7; shall try impeachments, Art. 1, Sec. 3; their judgments, extent of, Art. 1, Sec. 3; members of, shall receive a compensation to be ascertained

by law, Art. 1, Sec. 6; privileged from arrest, Art. 1, Sec. 6; shall not be qnestioned elsewhere for any speech or debate

in the house, Art. 1, Sec. 6; shall not be appointed to certain offices, Art. 1, Sec. 6. SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES, election of, how pre.

fcribed, Art. 1, Sec. 4;

who are disqualified from being.
SENATOR, shall not be an elector of president, Art. 2, Sec. 1.
SLAVERY, abolished, amendment, 13.
SLAVES, see Persons.
SPEAKER, how chosen, Art. 1, Sec. 2.
STATES, restrictions on powers of, Art. 1, Sec. 10;

new, may be admitted into the Union, Art. 4, Sec. 3;
how formed within the jurisdiction of other, or by the

junction of two or more, Art. 4, Sec. 3; judges of, bound to consider constitution and laws of

United States supreme, Art. 6, Sec. 1; majority of all necessary to the choice of president, Art. 2,

Sec. 1; each to be guaranteed a republican form of government,

protection against invasion, and domestic violence, Art. 4,

Sec 4, TAXES, on persons imported, not to exceed ten dollars, Art. 1,

Sec. 9; direct, how apportioned, Art. 1, Sec. 2; capitation or direct, shall be laid only in proportion to

census, Art. 1, Sec. 9; on exports, prohibited, Art. 1, Sec. 9. TERRITORY, or property of the United States, congress to

make rules concerning, Art. 4, Sec. 3. TEST, religious, shall not be required, Art. 6, Sec. 3. TITLÍCS, see Nobility, Art. 1, Sec. 9. TUTLE, from foreign state, see Presents, Art. 1, Sec. 9. TREASON, defined, Art 3, Sec. 3. TREASURY, money drawn from, only by appropriation, Art.

1, Sec. 9. TREATIES, the supreme law, Art. 6, Sec. 2. VACANCIES, how filled, Art. 2, sec. 2;

in representation in congress, how filled, Art. 1, Sec. 2.

VESSELS, to enter, clear, and pay duties in the states in which

they arrive, or from which they depart, Art. 1, Sec. 9.
VICE PRESIDENT, of the l'nited States, how elected-twelfth

amendment, also, Art. 2, Sec. 1;
qualifications for-twelfth amendment;
shall, in certain cases, discharge the duties of president,

Art. 2, Sec. 4;
may be removed by. impeachment. Art. 2, Sec. 1.
VOTE, all citizens entitled to.
VOTE, ETC., how passed, see Resolution, Art. 1, Sec. 7.
WARRANTS, for searches, etc., w and how issue-fourth

amendment, Art. t.
WITNESS, in criminal cases, no one compelled to be against

himself-fifth amendment, Art. 5.



Peace, Friendship, Limits, and Settlement


United States of America and the Mexican Republic.

Dated at Guadalupe Hidalgo, 2d February, 1848.
Ratified by the President U. S., 16th March, 1848.
Exchanged at Queretaro, 30th May, 1848.

Proclaimed by the President U. S., 4th July, 1848.



Whereas, a treaty of peace, friendship, limits, and settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican republic was concluded and signed at the city of Guadalupe Hidalgo, on the second day of February, one thousand eight hundred and fortyeight, which treaty, as amended by the senate of the United States, and being in the English and Spanish languages, is word for word as follows: In the name of Almighty God:

The United States of America and the United Mexican States, animated by a sincere desire to put an end to the calamities of the war which unhappily exists between the two republics, and to establish upon a solid basis relations of peace and friendship, which shall confer reciprocal benefits upon the citizens of both, and assure the concord, harmony and


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