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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1834, by J. R. Tyson, John Cadwalader and Petes M'call, Vice-Provosts of the Law Academy of Philadelphia, in trust for the said Academy, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Its national character, .... 14

The rights of sovereignty conferred by it, - - 15

Distribution of powers, .... 17

CHAPTER III.

Organization of the Government.

Section 1.

Of the legislative department, .... 19
Division into two branches, - - ib.
Of the senate and election of members, - - ib.
Of the House of Representatives and election of mem-
bers, ..... ib.
Of the time, places and manner of election, 20
Requisite qualifications of senators and representatives, ib.
Meetings and adjournments of congress, - ib.
Power of each house over its members, - 21
Persons disqualified from becoming a member of either

house, ..... ib.

Privileges of members, ... ib.

Section 2.

Of the Executive Department, - 22

Of the president—his council and responsibility, ib.

Of the president's veto, ... ib.

Of the vice-president, .... 23

Term of office of president and vice-president, ib.

Manner of electing president and vice-president, ib.

Manner of filling vacancies in the presidential office, 25

Qualifications for president and vice-president, - ib.

Their removal from office, ... 26

Section 3.

Of the Judiciary Department, .... ib.

Appointment of judges and" their term of office, ib.

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