The Constitution of the United States: Amendments 1-10, the Bill of Rights, Preamble

The Constitution of the United States: Amendments 1-10 are known as the Bill Of Rights (The Preamble to The Bill of Rights) Congress of the United States begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine. THE Conventions of a number of the … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. VII. Ratification and Signatories

The United States Constitution Article. VII. (Ratification and Signatories) The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States, shall be sufficient for the Establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same. The Word, “the,” being interlined between the seventh and eighth Lines of the first Page, the Word “Thirty” being partly written on … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. VI. Debts, Supremacy, Oaths

The United States Constitution Article. VI. (Debts, Supremacy, Oaths) All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into, before the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation. This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. IV. Section. 4. Republican Government

The United States Constitution Article. IV. (The States) Section. 4. (Republican Government) 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 cannot be convened), against domestic Violence. … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. IV. Section. 2. State Citizens, Extradition

The United States Constitution Article. IV. (The States) Section. 2. (State Citizens, Extradition) The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States. A Person charged in any State with Treason, Felony, or other Crime, who shall flee from Justice, and be found in another State, … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. IV. Section. 1. Each State to Honor All Others

The United States Constitution Article. IV. (The States) Section. 1. (Each State to Honor All Others) Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by general Laws prescribe the Manner in which such Acts, Records and Proceedings … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 10. Powers Prohibited of States

The United States Constitution Article. I. (The Legislative Branch) Section. 10. (Powers Prohibited of States) No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Preamble, Article. I. Section. 1. The Legislature

The United States Constitution and The Declaration of Independence (Preamble) We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this … Read more