United States Constitutional History and Law

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OUTLINE OF ENGLISH CONSTITUTIONAL POLITICAL AND LEGAL HIS TORY TO THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE III
21
The AngloSaxons in Germany
23
The conquest of Britain
24
Changes in AngloSaxon political institutions occa sioned by the conquest of Britain
25
The period of the many kingdoms
26
The period of the geven kingdoms 15 The period of the three kingdoms 16 Ecgberht and Aelfred
30
United AngloSaxon England
33
AngloSaxon feudalism
35
The Danish conquest
37
Eadward the Confessor
38
The Saxon Witenagemote
39
The Norman conquest
40
Legal changes under William the Conqueror
41
The Norman kings
42
Legal reforms of Henry the Second
43
John
45
29
48
35
54
38
62
42
69
CHAPTER III
75
49
83
New Hampshire
89
The Articles of Confederation
96
Judicial powers of the United States government under the Articles of Confederation
97
Causes leading up to Constitutional Convention
100
CHAPTER IV
102
Character of the works of the convention
103
The members of the Constitutional Convention
105
Meeting and organization of the convention
106
Grounds of controversy in the federal convention
107
Work of the committee of the whole
109
The New Jersey plan
117
The Connecticut compromise
121
The second great compromise
125
Changes made by the convention in the report of the committee of the whole
126
The first draft of the Constitution
128
The third great compromise
130
The closing work of the convention
132
The Amendments to the Constitution
133
CHAPTER V
134
Contest in American history between the conflicting views as to the relations between the government of the United States and those of the states
135
The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions of 1798 and 1799
137
The accession to power of the strict constructionist party
138
The coexisting government
139
The supremacy of the Constitution statutes and treaties of the United States
141
CHAPTER XII
159
PAGE
185
CHAPTER VI
189
The executive department
193
The judicial department
194
The government of the United States as a whole
195
CHAPTER VII
197
Beginning of the representative character of parlia ment
199
The division of parliament into two houses
200
Colonial and state legislatures
202
Apportionment of representatives
203
The house of representatives
204
Qualifications of representatives
206
Method of electing senators and representatives Meetings of congress
209
Rules of proceedings punishment and expulsion of members
210
Journals of congress their publication
212
Adjournment of congress
213
Privileges of members of congress
214
Disabilities of members of congress
215
Bills for raising revenue
217
Impeachments
222
CHAPTER VIII
227
Restriction upon the power of taxation
230
Direct and indirect taxes
231
Collateral powers implied from the power of taxation
238
The legal tender cases
241
The power to regulate commerce
248
Bankruptcy laws
250
The power to coin money
252
Fixing the standard of weights and measures
253
Organizing and drilling the militia
266
The seat of government of the United States
267
The implied power of congress
269
Powers denied to congress
272
The slave trade
273
Habeas corpus bills of attainder and ex post facto laws
274
Drawing money from the treasury
275
Titles of nobility
276
CHAPTER IX
277
The constitutional convention
278
The twelfth amendment
281
Counting the votes for President
283
Succession to the presidency
284
Compensation of President
285
Commanderinchief of the army and navy
287
The pardoning power
288
Treaties and foreign relations
291
Appointment of public officers
296
Messages to congress convening and adjourning con gress
299
Executing the laws
300
Relation of President to the courts
301
The President as part of the legislative department
302
Impeachments
303
CHAPTER X
305
Privileges and disabilities of judges
306
Power to declare acts of congress unconstitutional
307
Marbury v Madison
308
Extent of the judicial powers of the United States
312
Cases and controversies
314
Law and equity
315
Political questions
316
Cases affecting ambassadors other public ministers and consuls
317
Controversies to which the United States is a party
319
Controversies between two or more states
320
Controversies between a state and citizens of another state
321
Between citizens of different states
324
Between citizens of the same state claiming land under grants from different states
325
Between a state or citizens thereof and foreign states citizens or subjects
326
United States courts
328
District courts
330
Circuit courts
333
Jurisdiction of circuit courts in bankruptcy proceed ings
336
Criminal jurisdiction of the circuit courts
337
Appellate jurisdiction of circuit courts
340
court
342
CHAPTER XV
346
The last three amendments
383
THE REGULATION OF COMMERCE
384
What is commerce?
387
What commerce does not include
391
The power of the states over interstate commerce
394
Later cases
395
Crandall v Nevada
405
The Interstate Commerce Commission
408
The antitrust act
412
Recent statutes and decisions
414
CHAPTER XIII
416
The Dred Scott Decision
417
The war period
420
The reconstruction period
424
The last three amendments
426
The Fourteenth Amendment
428
The Slaughter House case
431
The Fourteenth Amendment continued
434
Due process of law
435
Equal protection of the laws
438
Apportionment of representatives
441
Citizenship
442
The Fifteenth Amendment
448
CHAPTER XIV
450
States but not included within the limits of any state
451
The Bill of Rights in territory belonging to the United States
454
Revenue laws of the United States
459
REGULATION OF INTERSTATE RELATIONS BY THE UNITED STATES
472
CHAPTER XVI
481
INDEX
581

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Page 504 - I, AB, do swear, That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, That princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 439 - By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law; a law which hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial. The meaning is, that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty, property, and immunities under the protection of the general rules which govern society. Everything which may pass under the form of an enactment is not, therefore, to be considered the law of the land.
Page 513 - For the more convenient management of the general interests of the United States, delegates shall be annually appointed in such manner as the legislature of each State shall direct, to meet in Congress...
Page 254 - The United States in Congress assembled shall also have the sole and exclusive right and power of regulating the alloy and value of coin struck by their own authority, or by that of the respective states...
Page 541 - The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States. 2 A person charged in any State with treason, felony, or other crime, who shall flee from justice, and be found in another State, shall on demand of the executive authority of the State from which he fled, be delivered up to be removed to the State having jurisdiction of the crime.
Page 552 - ... state separately all terminal charges, storage charges, icing charges, and all other charges which the Commission may require, all privileges or facilities granted or allowed and any rules or regulations which in any wise change, affect, or determine any part or the aggregate of such aforesaid rates, fares, and charges, or the value of the service rendered to the passenger, shipper, or consignee.
Page 516 - All controversies concerning the private right of soil claimed under different grants of two or more states, whose jurisdictions as they may respect such lands, and the states which passed such grants are adjusted, the said grants or either of them being at the same time claimed to have originated antecedent to such settlement of jurisdiction, shall on the petition of either party to the congress of the united states, be finally determined as near as may be in the same manner as is before prescribed...
Page 529 - ... be drawn out by lot, and the persons whose names shall be so drawn or any five of them, shall be commissioners or judges, to hear and finally determine the controversy...
Page 551 - Every common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act shall, according to their respective powers, afford all reasonable, proper, and equal facilities for the interchange of traffic between their respective lines, and for the receiving, forwarding, and delivering of passengers and property to and from their several lines and those connecting therewith, and shall not discriminate in their rates and charges between such connecting lines; but this shall not be construed as requiring any such common...
Page 549 - Columbia, or to any foreign country, any article or commodity, other than timber and the manufactured products thereof, manufactured, mined, or produced by it. or under its authority, or which it may own in whole or in part, or in which it may have any interest, direct or indirect, except such articles or commodities as may be necessary and intended for its use in the conduct of its business as a common carrier.

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