THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
PREAMBLEWE, the people of the United States, in order to form a
more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defense, promote the general
welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and
our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for
the United States of America.
ARTICLE I. LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT
Section I. Congress in GeneralAll legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a
Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate
and House of Representatives.
Section II. House of Representatives
|1. ||The House of Representatives shall be composed of
members chosen every second year by the people of the several states, and the electors in each state shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch
of the state legislature.|
|2. ||No person shall be a representative who shall not have
attained the age of twenty-five years, and been seven years a
citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected,
be an inhabitant of that state in which he shall be chosen.|
|3. ||Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned
among the several states which may be included within this
Union, according to their respective numbers., which shall be|
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Book title: Congress or the Supreme Court:Which Shall Rule America?.
Contributors: Egbert Ray Nichols - Compiler, Egbert Ray Nichols - Editor.
Publisher: Noble and Noble.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1935.
Page number: 419.
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