TABLE OF CONTENTS

VOLUME I.

HTML Version Text Version The Constitution
HTML Version Text Version Preliminary Chapter


BOOK I.

HISTORY OF THE COLONIES

Sections
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER I. Origin and Title to the Territory of the Colonies 1- 38
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER II. Origin and Settlement of Virginia 39- 51
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER III. Origin and Settlement of New-England, and Plymouth Colony 52- 60
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER IV. Massachusetts 61- 77
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER V. New-Hampshire 78- 81
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER VI. Maine 82- 83
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER VII. Connecticut 84- 93
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER VIII. Rhode-Island 94- 102
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER IX. Maryland 103- 110
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER X. New-York 111- 114
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XI. New-Jersey 115- 120
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XII. Pennsylvania 121- 125
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XIII. Delaware 126- 127
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XIV. North and South-Carolina 128- 142
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XV. Georgia 143- 145
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XVI. General Review of the Colonies 146- 158
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XVII. General Review of the Colonies 159- 197


BOOK II.

HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTION AND OF THE CONFEDERATION.

HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER I. The History of the Revolution 198- 217
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER II. Origin of the Confederation 218- 228
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER III. Analysis of the Articles of the Confederation 229- 242
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER IV. Decline and Fall of the Confederation 243- 271


BOOK III.

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER I. Origin and Adoption of the Constitution 272- 280
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER II. Objections to the Constitution 281- 305
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER III. Nature of the Constitution — whether a Compact 306- 372
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER IV. Who is the final Judge or Interpreter in Constitutional Controversies 373- 396
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER V. Rules of Interpretation of the Constitution 397- 456
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER VI. The Preamble 457- 516


VOLUME II.

HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER VII. Distribution of Powers 517- 543
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER VIII. The Legislature 544- 569
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER IX. The House of Representatives 570- 687
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER X. The Senate 688- 811
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XI. Elections and Meetings of Congress 812- 834
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XII. Privileges and Powers of both Houses of Congress 835- 869
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XIII. Mode of Passing Laws — President's Negative 870- 901
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XIV. Powers of Congress — Taxes 902- 1049
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XV. Power to Borrow Money and Regulate Commerce 1050- 1096


VOLUME III.

HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XVI. Power over Naturalization and Bankruptcy 1097- 1110
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XVII. Power to Coin Money and Fix the Standard of Weights and Measures 1111- 1118
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XVIII. Power to Establish Post-Offices and Post-Roads 1119- 1145
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XIX. Power to Promote Science and Useful Arts 1146- 1151
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XX. Power to Punish Piracies and Felonies on the High Seas 1152- 1162
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXI. Power to Declare War and Make Captures — Army — Navy 1163- 1193
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXII. Power over the Militia 1194- 1210
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXIII. Power over Seat of Government and other ceded Places 1211- 1230
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXIV. Powers of Congress — Incidental 1231- 1253
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXV. Powers of Congress — National Bank 1254- 1266
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXVI. Powers of Congress — Internal Improvements 1267- 1276
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXVII. Powers of Congress — Purchases of Foreign Territory — Embargoes 1277- 1289
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXVIII. Power of Congress to Punish Treason 1290- 1296
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXIX. Power of Congress as to Proof of State Records and Proceedings 1297- 1307
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXX. Powers of Congress — Admission of new States, and Acquisition of Territory 1308- 1315
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXI. Powers of Congress — Territorial Government 1316- 1324
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXII. Prohibitions on the United States 1325- 1346
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXIII. Prohibitions on the States 1347- 1367
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXIV. Prohibitions on the States — Impairing Contracts 1368- 1394
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXV. Prohibitions on the States — Tonnage Duties — Making War 1395- 1403
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXVI. Executive Department — Organization of 1404- 1482
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXVII. Executive — Powers and Duties 1483- 1566
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXVIII. The Judiciary — Importance and Powers of 1567- 1789
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XXXIX. Definition and Evidence of Treason 1790- 1797
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XL. Privileges of Citizens — Fugitives — Slaves 1798- 1806
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XLI. Guaranty of Republican Government — Mode of Making Amendments 1807- 1825
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XLII. Public Debts — Supremacy of Constitution and Laws 1826- 1836
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XLIII. Oaths of Office — Religious Test — Ratification of the Constitution 1837- 1850
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XLIV. Amendments to the Constitution 1851- 1902
HTML Version Text Version CHAPTER XLV. Concluding Remarks 1903- 1907
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