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Heg, J. E. (ed.) / The Blue Book of the state of Wisconsin
(1883)

Constitutions,   pp. [1]-50 PDF (11.5 MB)


Page 9


CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
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navy of the United States, and of the militia of the several States, when
called
into the actual service of the United States; he may require the opinion,
in
writing, of the principal officer in eaeh of the executive departments, upon
any subject relating to the duties of their respective offices, and he shah
have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United
States, except in cases of impeachment.
  He shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
to
  make treaties, provided two-thirds of the Senators present concur; and
he
shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall
appoint ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, judges of the Su-
preme Court, and all other officers of the United States, whose appointments
are not heroin otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by
law;
but the Congress may by law vest the appointment of such inferior officers
as they may think proper, in the President alone, in the courts of law or
in
the heads of departments.
  The President shall have power to fill up all vacancies that may happen
during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire
at the end of their next session.
  SECTION 3. Re shall from time to time give to the Congress information
of the state of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such meas-
ures as he shall judge necessary and expedient; lie may on extraordinary
oc-
casions, convene both Houses or either of them, and in case of disagreement
between them, with respect to the time of adjournment, he may adjourn
them to such time as he shall think proper; he shall receive ambassadors
and other public ministers; he shall take care that the laws be faithfully
executed, and shall commission all of the officers of the United States.
  SlEc-oN 4. The President, Vice President, and all civil officers of the
United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and convic-
Zion of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.
                            ARTICLE III.
  SECTION 1. The judicial power of the United States shall be vested In one
  Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time
to time ordain and establish. The judges, both of the supreme and inferior
courts, shall hold their offices during good behavior, and shall at stated
times
receive for their services a compensation which shall not be diminished dur-
ing their continuance in office.
  SEcTIow 2. The judicial power shall extend to all cases, in law and equity,
arising under this Constitution, the laws of the United States, and treaties
made or which shall be made, under their authority; to all cases affecting
ambassadors, other public ministers, and consuls; to all cases of admiralty
and maritime jurisdiction; to controversies to which the United States shall
be a party; to controversies between two or more States; between a State
and
citizens of another State; between citizens of'different States; between
cit-
izens of the same State claiming lands under grants of different States,
and
between a State or the citizens thereof, and foreign States, citizens or
subjects,


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