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The Constitutions of the United States and of
THE RULES OF THE SUPREME AND OF THE
CIRCUIT COURTS OF THE STATE.
COLUMBIA, s. C.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
SEC. Objects of the Constitution.
1. President and Vice-President, their term
of office. Electors of President and ARTICLE I.
Vice-President, number, and how apSEC. 1. Legislative powers, in whom vested.
pointed. Electors to vote on same day.
Qualification of President. On whom 2. House of Representatives, how and by
his duties devolve in case of his removal, whom chosen. Qualifications of a Rep
death, &c. President's compensation. resentative. Representatives and direct
His oath. taxes, how apportioned. Census. Va
2. President to be Commander-in-Chief. cancies to be filled. Power of choosing others, and of impeachment.
He may require opinion of, &c., and
may pardon. Treaty-making power. 3. Senators, how and by whom chosen.
Nomination of certain oficers. When How classified. State Executive to make
President may All vacancies. temporary appointments in case, &c.
3. President shall communicate to ConQualifications of a Senator. President of the Senate has right to vote. Presi
gress. He may convene and adjourn
Congress in case, &c. Shall receive amdent pro tem. and other officers of Sen
bassadors, execute laws, and commisate, how chosen. Power to try impeach
ston officers. ment. When President is tried, Chief
4. All civil omces forfeited for certain Justice to preside. Sentence.
crimes. 4. Times, &c., of holding elections, how prescribed. One session in each year.
ARTICLE III. 5. Membership. Quorum. Adjournments. SEC.
Rules. Power to punish or expel. Jour 1. Judicial power. Tenure. Compensa-
2. Judicial power, to what cases it extends. 6. Compensation. Privileges. Disqualifi Original jurisdiction of Supreme Court. cation in certain cases.
Appellate. Trial by jury, except, &c. 7. House to originate all revenue bills.
1. Credit to be given to public Acts, &c., of 9. Provision as to migration or importation
2. Privileges of citizens of each State. FuBills of attainder, &c. Taxes, how ap gitives from justice to be delivered up, portioned. No export duty. No commer Persons held to service, having escaped, cial preferences. No money drawn from
to be delivered up. Treasury unless, &c. No titular nobili 8. Admission of new States. Power of ty. Oficers not to receive presents, un Congress over territory and other propless, &c.
erty. 10. States prohibited from the exercise of 4. Republican form of government guarcertain powers.
anteed. Each State to be protected.