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303. Amendments to the Con-
stitution, adopted by, 254, 303.
Shall make no law respecting
an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise
thereof, 255, 259, -303; or
abridging the freedom of speech,
or of the press, 255, 259, 261,
303 ; or the rights of the peo-
ple peaceably to assemble, and
to petition the government for a
redress of grievances, 255, 259,
264, 303. Recommendations
required to be made by the, ac-
cording to the treaty of 1783,
327, 328. See Commerce, Con-
gress, Continental, Impeach-
ments, Judiciary, Representa-

tives, Senators, and States.
Connecticut, settled, 16. Charter

government of, 19. Adopts the

Constitution, 35.,
Conscience, rights of, 252, 253,

255, 259, 303.
Constitution of the United States ||
of America, 33, 289. Origin of
the, 33. Adoption of the, 34, 35, |
303. Remarks on the framers of
the, 35, 247. Exposition of the,
36. Formed by the people, and
not by the States, 36. Remarks
on the interpretation of the, 36.
Final interpreter of the, 37. The
Preamble of the, and its exposi-
tion,37,289. Distribution of pow-
ers by the, 46, 289. Separation
of the legislative, the executive,
and the judicial, departments by |
the, 47, 49. On the House of
Representatives, 49, 50, 289.
On the Senate and Senators, 49,
64, 67, 290. On impeachments,
62, 63, 76, 291, 298, 299. On
elections and meetings of Con-
gress, 89, 291. On the powers
and privileges of both Houses,
90, 292. On the mode of pas-
sing laws, 96, 293. On tax-
ation, 101, 141, 293. On
borrowing money, 107, 294.

109, 294. On trade with Indian
tribes, 108, 113, 294. On nat-
uralization, 114, 294. On bank-
ruptcy, 114, 294. On coinage
of money, 115, 294. · On post-
offices, and post roads, 117, 294.
On patents and copy-rights, 118,
294. On the punishment of
piracies and felonies, 119, 294.
On the declaration of war, 120,
141, 294. On the arıny, 122,
294. On the navy, 124, 294.
As to militia, 125, 294. On the
Seat of the Government, and oth-
er ceded places, 128, 295. Gen-
eral power of Congress under
the, to make necessary and prop-
er laws, 131,295. On the punish-
ment of treason, 134, 239, 301.
On State Records, 135, 301.
On the admission of New States,
137, 301. On the government
of Territories, 138, 301. Pro-
hibitions on the United States
by the, 142, 305 ; on the States
by the, 146, 296. On the struc-
ture, organization, and powers,
of the Executive department,
158, 296. On the powers and
duties of the President, 170, 298.
On the Judicial department,
179, 299. On the powers and
jurisdiction of the Judiciary,
186, 300, 304, 305. On trial
by jury, 228, 300. Definition
of treason by the, 239, 300. On
the privileges of citizens, 242,
301.' On fugitive criminals and
slaves, 242, 243, 301. Guaran-
tee of republican government by
the, to the States, 244, 302.
Mode of making amendments to
the, 246, 302. Considered as
an experiment, 247, 267. On
public debt, 248, 302. Supre-
macy of Laws, treaties, and the,
249, 302. On oath of office, 251,
298, 303. On religious tests,
252, 253, 303. Ratification of
the, 254, 303. “Amendments to

Bill of Rights, 255, 259, 303. || mony necessary to, 76, 291 ; in
Powers not delegated to the treason, 241, 300.
United States by the, 266, 305. || Copy-rights, 118, 294.
Concluding remarks on the, 267. Corporations, non-identification of
Disturbing causes of the, 269. States with, 204. Not, consti-
See Congress, Impeachment, tutionally, citizens, 208. For.
Judiciary, President, Represen eign, may sue in the courts ofthe
tatives, Senate, Senators, and || Union, 211.
States.

Corruption of blood, in treason,
Constitutional questions, impor | 134, 135, 301.

tance of independence in the Council, The, under the Provincial
Judiciary as to, 184. Jurisdic- | Governments, 17, 274.

tion in, 186, 188, 190, 300. || Counsel for accused persons, 236,
Constructive treasons, 240.

304. See Accused.
Consuls, appointment of, 172, 173,|| Counterfeiting securities and mon-

299. Suits by and against, 186, || ey, 116, 294.
193, 213, 223, 300.

Country, trial by the, 228. See
Contempts of Congress, 93.

Jury.
Continental Congress, see Con- || Credit, States cannot emit bills of,
gress, Continental.

146, 147, 296. Meaning of
Contracts, laws impairing the obli-|| bills of, 147. Emission of bills

gation of, prohibited, 146, 150, || of, in the Revolution, and un-
248, 296, 302. Remarks on, der the Confederation, 148,
150. Express and implied, 151. | 286. Washington on public,
The obligation of, 152. What 317. See Debts.
impairs, 154. Insolvent laws Crimes, impeachable, 81, 83, 88,
by States respecting, 155.

299. Committed upon the high
Controversies, judicial power in, || seas, 119, 198, 294. Mode and

where the United States is a place of trying, 228, 229, 300,
party, 186, 187, 199, 300. Be 304. Second trials for, 230,
tween two or more States, 186, 232, 304. See High Seas, Im-
187, 199, 200, 221, 300. Be- || peachment, and Offences..
tween a State and citizens of an- | Criminals,on delivering up fugitive,
other State, 186, 187, 199, 201, 140, 242, 301, 337. Trial of,
300. Between citizens of differ 228, 229, 300, 304. Not bound
ent States, 186, 187, 205, 221, || to accuse themselves, 230, 233,
300 ; of the same State, claiming | 304. Not to be twice tried, 230,
lands under grants of different | 233, 304. Delivering op fugi-
States, 186, 187, 209, 221, 300. || tive, under the Confederation,
Between a State, or the citizens 280.
thereof, and foreign States, citi- | Crown, see King.
zens, or subjects, 186, 187,210, || Currency, of the country, 116,
211, 221, 300.

294. Paper, 148. See Money.
Conventions, at Alexandria and Custom-house entries and clear-

Annapolis, 33. At Philadel- || ances, 105, 295.
phia, for forming the Consti- | Customs, use of the word, 103.
tution, 34. For amendinents to
the Constitution, 246, 302.

D.
Ratifications of, 254, 303. Dane, Nathan, ordinance by, for
Conviction, in cases of impeach-|| the government of the Terri-

west of the river Ohio, 139, || Congress, 94, 161, 162, 292,
329.

297.
Debate, liberty of, in Congress, | Distribution of powers, in govern-

93, 94, 292. In the Continen ments, 46.
tal Congress, 281.

District of Columbia, 129, 295.
Debts, public, under the Confed- | Division, of legislative, executive,

eration, 32. To foreigners, un and judicial, powers, 47. Of
paid, 41. Prohibitions on the legislative powers, 49, 289.
States respecting, 146, 149, 296. | Dock-yards, 129, 295. Reserva-
Tender in payment of, 146, tions respecting, 130.
149, 296. State, at the adop Domestic insurrections, suppres-
tion of the Constitution, 216. sions of, 244, 302.
Contracted before the adoption Domestic manufactures, encour-
of the Constitution, valid after agement of, 113.
ward, 248, 302. Washington Domestic tranquillity, on insuring,
on the public, 317.

42, 289.
Decimal mode of calculation, 116. Dutch, early settlements by the,
Declaration of Independence, 12, in New York and Delaware, 12.
24, 27, 275.

Duties, evils of want of uniformi-
Declaration of Rights, in 1774, ty in, among the States, 44.
24, 271.

Power of Congress to Jay and
Declaration of war, 120, 141, 294. collect, 101, 293. Use of the
Defence, the common, provision word, 103. Uniformity in, re-

for, 42, 101, 141, 289, 293. quired, 104, 294. On imports,
Definitive Treaty of peace, be 105, 296. Not to be laid on

tween the United States of exports, 105, 295, 296. By
America and his Britannic Maj the States, unconstitutional,
esty, 324. See Peace.

106, 156, 296.
Delaware, settlement of, 12, 16.

Proprietary government of, 18.

Adopts the Constitution, 35. East Greenwich, manor of, held
Delegates, to the Continental Con in free and common socage, 16.

gress, 26, 272, 280. For re- || Education, Washington on institu-
vising the Articles of the Con- tions for, 317.
federation, 34. The choice of, Elections for Congress, 89, 90,
and representation by, in the 291, 292. Judges of, 90, 91,
Continental Congress, 280.

292.
Democratic governments, features | Electors of President and Vice-
of, 47.

President, choice of, 161, 297.
Departments, see Heads of the Their mode of electing, 162,
Departments.

163, 297, 305. Vote by ballot,
Despotic governments, features 163, 165, 297, 305. Time of
of, 46.

choosing, 166, 297. Time of
Direct taxes, apportionment of, their voting, 166, 297. .

56–60, 97, 104, 290. Power Electors of Representatives, quali-
of Congress to lay and collect, || fications for, 50, 51, 289.

103, 295. Meaning of, 103. Emigrants, 142, 295. See Natur-
Discovery, title founded upon the alization.

right of, 13. Effect of, upon || Emission of bills of credit, by the
the Indian title, 14.

States, unconstitutional, 146,

E.

Emit, meaning of, 148.

|| Fines, excessive, not to be impos-
England, see Peace.

ed, 238, 304.
Enlistments in the Revolution, || First Colony, under the charter
122.

of James I., 15.
Equity, cases of law and, 186, Fisheries, privileges as to, accord-
189, 192, 216, 300.

ing to the treaty of 1783, 327.
Establishments of religion, uncon- || Florida, acquisition of, 138.

stitutional, 255, 259, 303. Foreign alliances, Washington on,
Europeans, claim of, to the soil of | 321. See Alliances.
America, 13.

Foreign commerce, regulation of,
Ex post facto laws, prohibition 108, 109, 141, 294. See Com-

of, by the Union, 144, 295 ; by | merce.

the States, 146, 150, 296. || Foreign corporations, see Corpora-
Excises, power of Congress to lay tions.

and collect, 101, 293. Use of Foreign debts, non-payment of, 4).
the word, 103. Uniformity in, l See Debts.
required, 104, 294.

Foreign influence, Washington on,
Executed and executory contracts, 319.
151.

Foreign judgements, proof of, 135.
Execution of the laws, the Presi- || Foreign ministers, to be received

dent to take care as to the, || by the President, 176, 299,
177, 299.

Jurisdiction of the Judiciary
Executive department, structure, || over, 186, 192, 213, 221, 223,

organization, and powers of the, || 300.
158 ; the President, 159, 296. Foreign powers, resistance to, by
Three practical questions re- || individual States, 43. The faith
specting the, considered, 159. to be given to the acts, records
Unity in the, 159. See Presi- || and judicial proceedings of, 135.
dent.

Presents and favors from, pro-
Expenditures of public money, ac hibited, 145, 296. Controversies
count of, to be published, 144, || with, 210, 300. Cannot be
145, 296.

compelled to become parties,
Exports, no duties on, 105, 295. 211.

Duties on, by the States, 106, Foreigners, justice towards, 40.
296.

Jurisdiction in cases affecting,
Express contracts, 151.

196. See Aliens.
Expulsion from Congress, 91, 292. Forfeiture, see Confiscation.

Forgeries, 116, 294.

Forts, 129, 295. Reservation re-
Fact, jurisdiction of the Supreme specting, 130.

Court as to the law and, 224, France, peace between Great Brit-
226, 300, 304.

ain and, 324.
Faith and credit to be given to the Franklin, Benjamin, various offices

acts, records, and judicial pro held by, 325. Minister Plenipo-
ceedings of the States, 135, 242, tentiary for concluding and sign-
301.

ing the Definitive Treaty of
Farewell Address of Washington, Peace,between the United States
306.

of America and his Britannic
Federal Constitution, see Consti- | Majesty, in 1783, 325, 329.
tution.

|| Freedom of the press, 255, 261,

ost of the river Ohio, 139, Congress, 94, 161, 162, 292,
Debate, liberty of, in Congress, Distribation of powers, in gorers

93, 94, 292. In the Coatiet. Denk, 16.
tai Congress, 281.

District of Columbia, 129, 295.
Debts, pab.10, ander the Confed. Divx100, of legislative, execative,

eration, 32. To foreigners, 7- and judicial, powers, 47. Of
paid, 41. Prohibitions on the legis atite powers, 49, 299.
Blates respecting, 146, 149, 296. Dock-gards, 129, 295. Reserva.
Tender in payment of, 146, tions respecting, 130.
149, 296. State, at the adop- Domestie insurrections, suppres-
tion of the Constitation, 216. sions of, 244, 302.
Contracted before the adoption Domestie manofactores, encour-
of the Constitation, said after agement of, 113.
ward, 245, 302. Washington Domestic tranquillity, on insuring,
on the poblie, 317.

42, 289.
Decimal mode of calculation, 116. Daich, early settlements by the,
Declaration of lodependence, 12, in New York and Delaware, 12.
24, 27, 275.

Duties, evils of want of uniformi-
Declaration of Rights, in 1774, ty in, among the States, 44.
24, 271,

Power of Congress to lay and
Declaration of war, 120, 141, 294. collect, 101, 293. Use of the
Defence, the common, provision word, 103. Uniformity in, re-

for, 42, 101, 141, 289, 293. quired, 104, 294. On imports,
Definitive Treaty of peace, be 105, 296. Not to be laid on

tween the United States of exports, 105, 295, 296. By
America and his Britannic Maj the States, unconstitutional,
esty, 324. See Peace.

106, 156, 296.
Delaware, settlement of, 12, 16.

Proprietary government of, 18.

Adopts the Constitution, 35. East Greenwich, manor of, held
Delegates, to the Continental Con in free and common socage, 16.

gress, 26, 272, 280. For re Education, Washington on institu-
vising the Articles of the Con- || tions for, 317.
federation, 34. The choice of, Elections for Congress, 89, 90,
and representation by, in the 291, 292. Judges of, 90, 91,
Continental Congress, 280.

292.
Democratic governments, features Electors of President and Vice-
of, 47.

President, choice of, 161, 297.
Departments, see Heads of the Their mode of electing, 162,
Departments.

163, 297, 305. Vote by ballot,
Despotic governments, features 163, 165, 297, 305. Time of
of, 46.

choosing, 166, 297. Time of
Direct taxes, apportionment of, their voting, 166, 297.

56–60, 97, 104, 290. Power Electors of Representatives, quali-
of Congress to lay and collect, fications for, 50, 51, 289.

103, 295. Meaning of, 103. Emigrants, 142, 295. See Natur-
Discovery, title founded upon the alization.

right of, 13. Effect of, upon | Emission of bills of credit, by the
the Indian title, 14.

States, unconstitutional, 146,

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