A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United States of North America: From the Period of Their First Colonization to the Present Day, Volume 2
A. Constable and Company, 1819
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A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United ..., Volume 1
David Bailie Warden
Visualização integral - 1819
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Página 247 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; that no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; that no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience...
Página 273 - That all persons shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, unless for capital offences, when the proof is evident or the presumption great...
Página 72 - No person who acknowledges the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, shall, on account of his religious sentiments, be disqualified to hold any office or place of trust or profit under this Commonwealth.
Página 72 - That the people shall be secure in their persons, houses, papers and possessions, from unreasonable searches and seizures...
Página 73 - ... court, register's court, and a court of quarter sessions of the peace, for each county; in justices of the peace, and in such other courts as the legislature may, from time to time establish.
Página 300 - The judges, both of the supreme and inferior courts, shall hold their offices during good behavior; but for any reasonable cause which shall not be sufficient ground of impeachment, the Governor shall remove any of them on the address of two-thirds of each House of the general Assembly...
Página 273 - No soldier shall in time of peace be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
Página 381 - Bills may originate in either house, and may be amended, altered, or rejected by the other; and every bill having passed both houses, shall be signed by the Speaker and President of their respective houses.
Página 274 - The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a General Assembly consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives, but the people reserve to themselves the power to propose to the General Assembly laws and amendments to the constitution, and to adopt or reject the same at the polls on a referendum vote as hereinafter provided.