A View of the State of Parties in the United States of America: Being an Attempt to Account for the Present Ascendancy of the Anti-English, Or Democratic Party, in that Country; in Two Letters to a Friend

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J. Ballantyne and Company, 1812 - 167 pagina's
 

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Pagina 135 - The vice-president of the United States shall be president of the senate, but shall have no vote unless they be equally divided.
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Pagina 139 - ... the time of adjournment, he may adjourn them to such time as he shall think proper ; he shall receive ambassadors and other public ministers ; he shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed, and shall commission all the officers of the United States. SECT. 4. The President, Vice-President, and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. ARTICLE III. SECT. 1. The judicial...
Pagina 133 - All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. SECT. 2. The House of Representatives shall be composed of members chosen every second year by the people of the several States, and the electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State Legislature.
Pagina 137 - No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States, and no person holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title of any kind whatever, from any king, prince or foreign state.
Pagina 144 - ... an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favour, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defence.
Pagina 144 - ... in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled, in any criminal case, to be witness against himself; nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
Pagina 135 - The Times, Places and Manner of holding Election 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.
Pagina 159 - So far from fighting for the liberties of the world, t in- standard of freedom had never been raised in any country without her attempting to pull it down. If it was not foreign to his purpose, he could trace her footsteps, wherever she moved, marked by blood and desolation ; all the miseries of war and revengeful massacre have travelled in her train into every region inhabited by man. For whose fell cupidity were so many human hecaombs sacrificed in India?

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