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The Constitutions of the United States and of

the State,

AND

THE RULES OF THE SUPREME AND OF THE

CIRCUIT COURTS OF THE STATE.

COLUMBIA, s. C.
CHARLES A. CALVO, JR., STATE PRINTER.

1894.

Rex June 25,7896

CONSTITUTIONS

OF THE

United States of America

AND THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

CONSTITUTION

OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

PREAMBLE.

ARTICLE II.

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-
nal. Time of adjournment limited un- | tion.
less, &c.

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.

Trial, where.
Veto. Bill may be passed by two-thirds 3. Treason defned. Proof of. Punishment.
of each House, notwithstanding, &c.
Bill nct returned in ten days. Provi-

ARTICLE IV.
sion as to all orders, &c., except, &c. SEC.
8. Powers of Congress.

1. Credit to be given to public Acts, &c., of 9. Provision as to migration or importation

every State.
of certain persons.
Habeas corpus.

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.

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