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Webster’s American Education—§ 2—Attention to the Dead Languages

American Thought Noah Webster, shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War, publishes an essay in his American Magazine outlining his reasons and methods for revising...

Executive: Powers and Duties

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 37,  EXECUTIVE: POWERS AND DUTIES Sec. 1483. Having thus...

Executive Department – Organization of, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 36,  EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT - ORGANIZATION OF Sec. 1404. IN...

Prohibitions on the States – Tonnage Duties – Making War

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 35,  PROHIBITONS ON THE STATES - TONNAGE DUTIES...

Prohibitions on the States — Impairing Contracts, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 34,  PROHIBITIONS ON THE STATES — IMPAIRING CONTRACTS §...

The Providence Plantations, by George Bancroft

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, BY GEORGE BANCROFT Vol. 1, Pt. 1, Ch. 13 — THE PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS WHILE the state was thus connecting by the...

Prohibitions on the States, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 33,  PROHIBITIONS ON THE STATES § 1347. THE tenth...

Prohibitions on the United States, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 32,  PROHIBITIONS ON THE UNITED STATES § 1325. HAVING...

Powers of Congress – Territorial Government, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 31,  POWERS OF CONGRESS - TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENT § 1316....

Powers of Congress: Admission of New States, and Acquisition of Territory, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 30,  POWERS OF CONGRESS: ADMISSION OF NEW STATES,...

Power of Congress as to Proof of State Records and Proceedings, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 29,  POWER OF CONGRESS AS TO PROOF OF...

Power of Congress to Punish Treason, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 28,  POWER OF CONGRESS TO PUNISH TREASON § 1290....

Powers of Congress – Purchases of Foreign Territory – Embargoes, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 27,  POWERS OF CONGRESS - PURCHASES OF FOREIGN...

Powers of Congress – Internal Improvements, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 26,  POWERS OF CONGRESS - INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS § 1267....

Incidental Powers – National Bank, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 25,  INCIDENTAL POWERS - NATIONAL BANK § 1254. ONE...

Powers of Congress – Incidental, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 24, POWERS OF CONGRESS - INCIDENTAL § 1231. THE...

Power Over Seat of Government and Other Ceded Places, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 23, POWER OVER SEAT OF GOVERNMENT AND OTHER...

Power Over the Militia, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 22,  POWER OVER THE MILITIA § 1194. THE next...

Power to Declare War and Make Captures, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 21,  THE POWER TO DECLARE WAR AND MAKE...

Power to Punish Piracies and Felonies, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 20, POWER TO PUNISH PIRACIES AND FELONIES § 1152....