Studies in Civics eBook

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TO TEACHERS.1
TO STUDENTS.2
STUDIES IN CIVICS.2
GOVERNMENT:  WHAT IT IS AND WHY IT IS.2
PART I.4
CHAPTER I.4
II.  HOLDING ANNUAL TOWN MEETING.7
III.  LAYING OUT AND MAINTAINING ROADS.7
CHAPTER II.9
CHANGES MADE IN COURSE OF TIME.11
CHAPTER III.11
I. IN ORDINARY CIVIL ACTIONS.11
PRELIMINARY TO TRIAL.12
THE TRIAL.13
AFTER THE TRIAL.14
II.  IN CRIMINAL ACTIONS.14
PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL TRIAL.14
PROCEEDINGS IN EXAMINATION.15
PROCEEDINGS FOR PREVENTING CRIME.16
REMARKS ON CRIMINAL TRIALS.16
CHAPTER IV.16
CHAPTER V.19
CHAPTER VI.22
CHAPTER VII.28
PROBATE COURTS.28
DISTRICT, CIRCUIT OR SUPERIOR COURTS.31
CHAPTER VIII.35
PART II.38
CHAPTER IX.38
HOW STATES ARE CREATED.38
CHAPTER X.39
BILLS OF RIGHTS.40
COMMENTS ON THE ABOVE.41
CHAPTER XI.42
CHAPTER XII.43
CHAPTER XIII.48
OTHER STATE OFFICERS.51
CHAPTER XIV.52
ADMINISTRATIVE BOARDS.53
CHAPTER XV.54
STATE SUPREME COURT.54
CHAPTER XVI.56
PART III.58
CHAPTER XVII.58
THE COLONIES.58
THE CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTION.58
CHAPTER XVIII.61
WHAT PRECEDED THEM.61
THE ARTICLES THEMSELVES.61
CHAPTER XIX.64
AMENDMENTS.67
CHAPTER XX.67
THE ENACTING CLAUSE [1] OR PREAMBLE.67
CHAPTER XXI.68
SECTION I.—­CONGRESS.69
SECTION II.—­HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.[1]69
WHO MAY NOT BE REPRESENTATIVES.71
WRITTEN EXERCISE.73
SECTION III.—­THE SENATE.[1]74
WRITTEN EXERCISE.78
POINTS CONSIDERED. HOUSE OF R. SENATE78
SECTION IV.—­ELECTIONS AND MEETINGS.79
SECTION V. SEPARATE POWERS AND DUTIES.79
SECTION VI.  MEMBERS.81
TABULAR VIEW.82
SECTION VII.—­LAW MAKING.83
CHAPTER XXII.85
SECTION IX.—­PROHIBITIONS ON CONGRESS.96
SECTION X.—­PROHIBITIONS ON THE STATES.98
CHAPTER XXIII.101
SECTION I.—­ELECTION AND SERVICE.101
CHOOSING THE PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT.102
SECTION II.—­POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT.110
SECTION III.—­DUTIES OF THE PRESIDENT.114
SECTION IV.—­RESPONSIBILITY OF OFFICERS.115
CHAPTER XXIV.116
SECTION I.—­ORGANIZATION.116
SECTION II.—­JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS.117
SECTION III.—­TREASON.120
CHAPTER XXV.122
SECTION I.—­STATE RECORDS.122
SECTION II.—­RELATIONS TO INHABITANTS OF OTHER STATES.122
SECTION III.—­NEW STATES AND TERRITORIES.123
SECTION IV.—­GUARANTIES TO THE STATES.125
CHAPTER XXVI.126
CHAPTER XXVII.127
CHAPTER XXVIII.128
CHAPTER XXIX.129
ARTICLE I.130
ARTICLE II.130
ARTICLE III.130
ARTICLE IV.131
ARTICLE V.131
ARTICLE VI.131
ARTICLE VII.133
ARTICLE VIII.133
ARTICLE IX.134
ARTICLE X.134
ARTICLE XI.135
ARTICLE XII.136
ARTICLE XIII.136
ARTICLE XIV.136
SECTION IV.—­PUBLIC DEBT.138
ARTICLE XV.138
PART IV.139
CHAPTER XXX.139
PART V.142
RESPONSIBILITY.142
CHAPTER XXXI.142
CHAPTER XXXII.145
CHAPTER XXXIII.146
CHAPTER XXXIV.147
CHAPTER XXXV.149
APPENDIX A.—­FORMS.154
PETITION.154
COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT.154
II.  Elections.155
REGISTER POLL LIST.155
MINUTES OF TOWN MEETING.156
OFFICIAL OATH.157
OFFICIAL BOND.158
NOTICE TO CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT OF ELECTION OF JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.158
PETITION.159
PROOF OF POSTING.159
SUPERVISORS’ NOTICE OF HEARING.159
PROOF OF POSTING NOTICE.160
SUPERVISOR’S ROAD ORDER.160
SURVEYOR’S REPORT.161
RELEASE OF DAMAGES.161
AGREEMENT AS TO DAMAGES.161
AWARD OF DAMAGES.161
APPLICATION FOR JURY.162
JUSTICE COURT.163
SUMMONS.163
CONSTABLE’S RETURN.163
COMPLAINT.163
ANSWER.164
REPLY.164
ADJOURNMENT.164
SUBPOENA.165
ATTACHMENT AGAINST WITNESS.165
CONSTABLE’S JURY LIST.165
VENIRE.165
RETURN.166
WARRANT FOR JUROR.166
DOCKET.166
PLAINTIFF’S COSTS.166
OATH TO JURORS.168
OATH TO WITNESS.168
OATH TO OFFICER.168
EXECUTION.168
ENDORSEMENTS ON EXECUTION.168
RETURN OF EXECUTION.169
CONSTABLE’S SALE.169
FINAL RETURN.169
OATH TO COMPLAINANT.169
CRIMINAL COMPLAINT.169
WARRANT.170
RETURN ON WARRANT.170
RECOGNIZANCE.170
COMMITMENT.170
JAILER’S RECEIPT.171
CONSTABLE’S RETURN.171
COMPLAINT FOR SEARCH WARRANT.171
SEARCH WARRANT.172
PETITION FOR ADMISSION OF WILL.172
ORDER ADMITTING WILL.172
CERTIFICATE OF PROOF OF WILL.173
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY.173
INDICTMENT.175
NATURALIZATION PAPERS.176
(Signed.)176
(Second Paper.)176
SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT.177
APPENDIX B.—­TABLES.177
COMPARATIVE EXECUTIVE TABLE OF THE STATES.180
COMPARATIVE JUDICIAL TABLE OF THE STATES.184
COMPARATIVE SUFFRAGE TABLE.189
COMPARATIVE LEGISLATIVE TABLE OF PRINCIPAL CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENTS.192
PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES.197
SPEAKERS OF THE U.S.  HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.201
PRINCIPAL UNITED STATES EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND SALARIES.201
CIRCUIT COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES203
CORRESPONDING OFFICERS OF U.S.  ARMY AND NAVY.206
UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT.207
UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY AT ANNAPOLIS.208
REPRESENTATION IN CONGRESS FOR EACH DECADE WITH RATIOS.209
TABULAR VIEW OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT OF MINNESOTA212
APPENDIX C.—­HOW SOME THINGS ARE DONE.214
HOW THE GOVERNMENT BORROWS.215
HOW NATIONAL BANKS ARE ESTABLISHED.216
HOW TO OBTAIN A COPYRIGHT.216
HOW TO OBTAIN A PATENT.217
HOW AN ALIEN BECOMES A CITIZEN.217
HOW CITIZENS ABROAD ARE PROTECTED.218
HOW WE ARE PROTECTED AT HOME.219
HOW ELECTIONS ARE CONDUCTED.220
WHY AND HOW NOMINATIONS ARE MADE.223
HOW CONTESTED ELECTIONS ARE SETTLED.226
HOW AN IMPEACHMENT CASE IS CONDUCTED.226
HOW UNITED STATES SENATORS ARE ELECTED.228
HOW THE ELECTORAL VOTE IS COUNTED.229
HOW FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE ARE EXTRADITED.231
HOW A COURT MARTIAL IS CONDUCTED.232
WHY AND HOW TERRITORIES ARE ORGANIZED.233
HOW TO SECURE PUBLIC LANDS.234
HOW SLAVERY WAS ABOLISHED IN THE SEVERAL STATES.235
APPENDIX D.—­SOME PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW.237
PEACE RELATIONS.237
WAR RELATIONS.241
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF NEUTRALS.242
DECLARATION OF WAR—­1812.243
APPENDIX E.—­DOCUMENTS.243
ACT ADMITTING MINNESOTA INTO THE UNION.246
RESTORATION OF TENNESSEE TO THE UNION, 1866.246
THE MECKLENBURGH RESOLUTIONS—­1775.247
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SETTLERS AT NEW PLYMOUTH.248
TEXAS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE—­1836.248
TREATY WITH GREAT BRITAIN—­1846.249
EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.251
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