Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897
 

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Incompatibility of other functions for members of Congress
30
Trial of impeachment of Senators
31
The present status of amendments relating to the legislativo
32
Compensation of members
34
Oath to the Constitution
35
Changing the date of inauguration day and the time of sessions of Congress
36
Extra sessions of Congress quorum and vote
38
Discipline of members of Congress
39
department
45
CHAPTER III
69
Addition of VicePresidents
72
Qualifications of the Executive
73
Choice of President and VicePresident
75
The twelfth amendment
77
Choice of electors by districts
80
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81
Choice of electors by general ticket in each State
84
Election of the President by the people as the legislature of the State shall direct
86
Election of President and VicePresident by a general direct vote
87
Election of President and VicePresident directly by dis
89
tricts
91
Election of President and VicePresident directly by a com bination of districts and votes at large
92
Page
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Election of President by a direct vote by States
94
Election from candidates designated by the States
98
Election of President by
100
Election of President from Presidential Sections
103
Election of President and VicePresident by the voters as Congress shall direct
104
Election of President and VicePresident in case of no choice at the first election
105
Discussion of schemes for Presidential Election
111
Time of election
114
Federal control over the election of President
115
Settlement of contested Presidential Elections
116
252
118
Exclusion of electors from appointment by the President
122
Term of the President and VicePresident
123
205
126
Compensation of the President
129
Limitations upon the appointing power of the President
134
Regulation of the power of removal
136
Civilservice reform
138
62 Military power of the President
140
Election of executive officials
141
Punishment of official misconduct
142
CHAPTER IV
144
Choice of judges
146
Judges to be ineligible to other offices
147
Impeachment
149
Age limit
151
Compensation of judges
153
Jurisdiction of the court
154
209
155
Suits against States
156
Other tribunals for the settlement of disputes between the States and the General Government
159
211
162
Summary of the propositions relative to the judiciary
163
PROPOSED AMENDMENTS AFFECTING THE POWERS OF THE GOVERNMENT 79 Division of powers between the States and the General Gov...
165
Effect of express prohibition on Congress
166
Suits against States
167
Performance of national functions by the States 169
169
Guaranty of the State governments 170
170
Acknowledgement of secession
172
Limitations on secession
173
Limitations on the States by the Reconstruction Amend ments
175
Exclusive power of Congress over the seat of government and other sites
176
Abridging territory
177
Annexation of territory
178
Admission of new States
180
Representation of the Territories and the District of Columbia in Congress
181
Relation of the United States with individuals
182
The first ten amendments
183
214
184
267
196
Prohibition or limitation on abolition 108 Fugitive slaves
198
Slavery in the Territories
201
Admission of States
202
Acquirement of new territory
203
The District of Columbia and places under Federal juris diction
204
Right of transit with slaves
205
Slave insurrections and conspiracies 115 Colonization of free negroes
206
The foreign slave trade
208
Interstate slave trade and introduction of free negroes
209
The question of abolition
210
Abolition in the seceding States
211
Compensated emancipation
212
Compensation for slaves prohibited
213
Total abolition urged
214
Abolition secured by the thirteenth amendment
217
Citizenship of negroes denied
218
125 The fourteenth amendment 126 Civil rights clauses of the fourteenth amendment
219
Further enforcement of civil rights
222
Disability of participants in the rebellion
223
Restrictions on the suffrage 130 Extension of the suffrage to negroes
227
The fifteenth amendment
229
Miscellaneous propositions on the suffrage since the fifteenth amendment
235
Suffrage of the Chinese 134 Womans suffrage
237
Present condition of the suffrage 136 Present status of personal rights
239
Publication of the journals
240
Requisitions 139 Direct taxes
242
Apportionment of direct taxes
243
Taxation of corporations by States
245
Export duties
246
Payment of the Confederate debt
247
Claims for damages arising out of the civil
248
Payment of the national debt
249
Appropriation bills
250
Protective tariffs
251
Prohibition of special legislation
252
Status of financial legislation
253
Commercial power 152 Chartering corporations
254
National banks
255
The House of Representatives
256
Issuing of bank notes
257
Legaltender notes
258
Internal improvements
260
Navigation laws and embargoes
263
Bankruptcy laws 159 Protection of trademarks
265
The status of commercial powers
266
Foreign affairs
267
Declaration of war 163 War power The army 164 The militia
270
Military pensions 166 Police power
271
Prohibition of polygamy 168 Manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors prohibited
272
Education 171 Establishment of a national university
274
The States to provide free public schools
275
218
277
Summary of amendments on the powers of the Government 175 Proposition to change the name of the country
279
CHAPTER VI
281
Method of amendment 177 General convention to propose amendments 178 Proposed amendments in Congress 179 Ratification by conventions 180...
292
Ratification by popular vote
293
What constitutes twothirds inajority under Article V
297
What constitutes threefourths of the States
298
Can a State reconsider its action upon an amendment 188 The difficulties of amendment 295
300
Qualification of members 21 Incompatibility of other functions for Representatives 22 Apportionment of Representatives
307
229
316
243
317
300
321
213
324
Limitation of the number of Representatives 24 Election of Representatives
332
Election of Senators 28 Filling vacancies in the Senate
337
APPENDIX
385
Calendar and bibliography of proposed amendments 306
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Seite 209 - ... time recommend that all citizens of the United States who shall have remained loyal thereto throughout the rebellion shall (upon the restoration of the constitutional relation between the United States and their respective States and people, if that relation shall have been suspended or disturbed) be compensated for all losses by acts of the United States, including the loss of slaves.
Seite 143 - That the supreme court of the United States shall consist of a chief justice and five associate justices...
Seite 14 - Resolved that provision ought to be made for the amendment of the Articles of Union whensoever it shall seem necessary, and that the assent of the National Legislature ought not to be required thereto.
Seite 164 - The powers not delegated by this Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively.
Seite 209 - All slaves who shall have enjoyed actual freedom by the chances of the war, at any time before the end of the rebellion, shall be forever free; but all owners of such, who shall not have been disloyal, shall be compensated for them...
Seite 169 - The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature can not be convened), against domestic violence.
Seite 136 - That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges from the community, but in consideration of public services; which, not being descendible, neither ought the offices of magistrate, legislator or judge to be hereditary.
Seite 52 - Indians not taxed ; provided, that whenever the elective franchise shall be denied or abridged in any State on account of race or color, all persons of such race or color shall be excluded from the basis of representation.
Seite 164 - First, that it be explicitly declared that all Powers not expressly delegated by the aforesaid Constitution are reserved to the several States to be by them exercised.
Seite 258 - Their patriotism would certainly prefer its continuance and application to the great purposes of the public education, roads, rivers, canals, and such other objects of public improvement as it may be thought proper to add to the constitutional enumeration of federal powers.

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