Reading Made Easy for Foreigners - Third Reader eBook

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11.  “To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water.”

12.  “To raise and support armies; but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years.”

13.  “To provide and maintain a navy.”

14.  “To make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces.”

15.  “To provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions.”

16.  “To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of the United States; reserving to the States respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia, according to the discipline prescribed by Congress.”

17.  “To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square), as may, by cession of particular States, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places, purchased by the consent of the Legislature of the State in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful buildings,” and

18.  “To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof.”

Section IX.—­Powers Denied to the United States.

1.  “The migration or importation of such persons, as any of the States, now existing, shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress, prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and eight; but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person.”

2.  “The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended unless when, in cases of rebellion or invasion, the public safety may require it.”

3.  “No bill of attainder, or ex post facto law, shall be passed.”

4.  “No capitation or other direct tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census or enumeration, herein before directed to be taken.”

5.  “No tax or duty shall be laid on articles exported from any State.”

6.  “No preference shall be given by any regulation of commerce or revenue, to the ports of one State over those of another; nor shall vessels bound to, or from, one State, be obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties, in another.”

7.  “No money shall be drawn from the treasury, but in consequence of appropriations made by law; and a regular statement and account of the receipts and expenditures of all public money shall be published, from time to time.”

8.  “No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States:  and no person, holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of the Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state.”

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