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Key-Notes of American Liberty

Comprising the most important speeches, proclamations, and acts of Congress, from the foundation of the government to the present

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,835 / 171 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.1
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 800
Added to site: 2009.05.16
mnybks.net#: 24180
Genre: History
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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 the 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 determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three-fifths of all other persons. The actual enumeration shall be made within three years after the first meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent term of ten years, in such manner as they shall by law direct. The number of representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty thousand, but each State shall have at least one representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to choose three; Massachusetts, eight;

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