Travels in North America in the years 1827 and 1828, Volume 2

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Página 240 - votes of the electors, shall be the Vice-President. But if there should remain two or more, who have equal votes, the Senate shall choose from them, by ballot, the "Vice-President.
Página 264 - a resolution, declaring, that when a treaty •depended for the execution of any of its stipulations on an act of Congress, it was the right and duty of the House to deliberate on the expediency or inexpediency of carrying such treaty into effect
Página 411 - they have exclusive original cognizance of all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, of seizures under impost, navigation or trade laws of the United States, where the seizures are made
Página 234 - are authorized to provide for the common defence and general welfare ; and, for that purpose, among other express grants, they are authorized to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises ; to borrow money on the credit of the States; to regulate commerce with foreign nations,
Página 225 - the language of the Federalist, ' each State, yielding to the voice of immediate interest or convenience, successively withdrew its support from the confederation, till the frail and tottering edifice was ready to fall upon our heads, and crush us beneath its ruins.
Página 206 - universally current in America, where English is spoken, why should it not take its station in the language ?" " Because," I said, " there are words enough already; and it only confuses matters, and hurts the cause of letters to introduce such words." " But,
Página 263 - He is commanderin-chief of the army and navy, and of the militia of the several States when called into the service of the Union. He has
Página 410 - the Supreme Court of the United States extends to all cases in law and equity arising under the constitution, the laws, and treaties of the
Página 236 - disturbed, and its peace jeopardised by a struggle for power among themselves, it will be upon this very subject of the choice of a President. This is the question that is to test the goodness, and try the strength of the Constitution;
Página 386 - he had reason to believe that the power of the steam-engine may be applied to work the wheels, so as to give them a quicker motion, and consequently to increase that of the ship.

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