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History of the United States of America: with a brief account of some of the ...
Charles Prentiss,William Sullivan
Visualização integral - 1821
Aaron Burr American appointed army arrived assembly Assyria attack attempt battle bill Boston Britain called Cape Captain capture Charles charter Colonel colonists colony command commenced Congress Connecticut constitution convention Cornwallis court crown Crown Point Dartmouth College declared defeated defence Delaware Dutch Edmund Andros enemy engagement England English established expedition fleet force France French frigate Give the particulars governor granted Henry hundred Indians inhabitants Island killed king land laws Lord Lord Rawdon loss March Massachusetts ment miles militia mounds Narraganset neral New-England New-Hampshire New-Jersey New-York North officers parliament peace Persia persons Philadelphia Plymouth Company President principal prisoners proprietors province Quebec Relate the circumstances resolutions retreat returned Rhode-Island river Roman sailed senate sent settled settlement ships siege soon South Carolina succeeded Sullivan's Island surrendered territory thousand tion took place town treaty Union United vessels Vice-President Virginia votes Washington West Jersey wounded Yamassees
Página 245 - Provided that no amendment which may be made prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any manner affect the first and fourth clauses in the ninth section of the first article ; and that no state, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate. ARTICLE VI. All debts contracted and engagements entered into before the adoption of this Constitution shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution as under the Confederation.
Página ii - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Página 241 - In every case, after the choice of the president, the person having the greatest number of votes of the electors shall be the vice-president. But if there should remain two or more who have equal votes, the senate shall choose from them by ballot the vice-president.]* The congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which they shall give their votes ; which day shall be the same throughout the United States.
Página 235 - Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honour, trust, or profit under the United States ; but the party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to indictment, trial, judgment, and punishment, according
Página 244 - ... states concerned, as well as of the congress. The congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful rules and regulations respecting the territory or other property belonging to the United States ; and nothing in this constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of the United States, or of any particular state. SECT. 4. The United States shall guarantee to every state in this Union, a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion ;...
Página 67 - Esq., or, in his absence, to such as for the time being take care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in their Majesties' province of New York, in America.
Página 168 - With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy as your former ones have been glorious and honorable.
Página 242 - ... 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...
Página 247 - ... 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.