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The Preamble and Article 1 Sections 1-5 - Establishing Congress as the first of the three branches of government.


No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened.


The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.


In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.


The right of citizens of the United States to vote ... shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.


The terms of the President and the Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January...


The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof...


The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.


The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude...


All persons born or naturalized in the United States... are citizens of the United States ...Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States.


Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.


Presidental Electors - The Electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President.


The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.


Journal of the Convention held in Newport, Rhode Island.


Journal of the Convention held in Newport, Rhode Island.


Journal of the Convention held in Newport, Rhode Island.


Journal of the Convention held in Newport, Rhode Island.

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