Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States : with a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States Before the Adoption of the Constitution

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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States : with a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States Before the Adoption of the Constitution

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Download Book III Chapter XV. Power to Borrow Money and Regulate Commerce. (4.1 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XVI. Power over Naturalization and Bankruptcy. (1.2 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XVII. Power to Coin Money, and Fix the Standard of Weights and Measures. (574 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XVIII. Power to Establish Post-Offices and Post-Roads. (2.0 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XIX. Power to Promote Science and Useful Arts. (342 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XX. Power to Punish Piracies and Felonies on the high Seas. (543 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XXI. Power to Declare War and Make Captures -- Army, Navy (2.4 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXII. Power Over the Militia. (1.2 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXIII. Power Over Seat of Government and Other Ceded Places. (994 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XXIV. Powers of Congress-- Incidental. (1.3 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXV. Powers of Congress-- National Bank. (1.8 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXVI. Powers of Congress-- Internal Improvements. (576 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XXVII. Powers of Congress-- Purchases of Foreign Territory-- Embargoes. (1.1 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXVIII. Power of Congress to Punish Treason. (430 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XXIX. Power of Congress as to Proof of State Records and Proceedings. (954 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XXX. Powers of Congress-- Admission of New States, and Acquisition of Territory. (698 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXI. Powers of Congress-- Territorial Governments. (789 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXII. Prohibitions on the United States. (1.6 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXIII. Prohibitions on the States. (2.0 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXIV. Prohibitions on the States-- Impairing Contracts. (2.5 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXV. Prohibitions on the States-- Tonnage Duties-- Making War. (536 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXVI. Executive Department-- Organization of (4.5 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXVII. Executive-- Powers and Duties. (6.3 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXVIII. The Judiciary-- Importance and Powers of (18.1 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XXXIX. Definition and Evidence of Treason. (438 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XL. Privileges of Citizens-- Fugitives-- Slaves. (1.0 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XLI. Guaranty of Republican Government-- Mode of Making Amendments. (1.2 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XLII. Public Debts-- Supremecy of Constitution and Laws. (1.0 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XLIII. Oaths of Office-- Religious Test-- Ratification of the Constitution. (794 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XLIV. Amendments to the Constitution. (3.2 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XLV. Concluding Remarks. (384 KB)

Download Book III Chapter XLVI. [By the Editor.] The Emancipation of Slaves. (1.8 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XLVII. [By the Editor.] The Fourteenth Amendment. (4.1 MB)

Download Book III Chapter XLVIII. [By the Editor.] Impartial Suffrage-- Concluding Remarks. (728 KB)

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From the Editor’s Preface, Vol. I: “In preparing for the press a fourth edition of Mr. Justice Story’s Commentaries on the Constitution, it has been thought proper to preserve the original text without alteration or interpolation, and to put in notes all discussions by the editor, as well as all references to subsequent adjudications, public papers, and events, tending to illustrate, support, or qualify the positions assumed in the text. The new amendments, however, seemed to demand treatment in the body of the work, and additional chapters are given for that purpose….”

Publication Date

1873

Publisher

Little, Brown, and Company

City

Boston

Keywords

Constitutional history, Legal education, Supreme Court of the United States, John Marshall, Reconstruction Amendements

Disciplines

Constitutional Law | Fourteenth Amendment | Law | Legal History | Legal Writing and Research | Supreme Court of the United States

Comments

"In Two Volumes ... Vol. II ... Fourth Edition, With Notes and Additions by Thomas M. Cooley."

Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States : with a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States Before the Adoption of the Constitution

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