4 edition of Encyclopedia of the U.s. Constitution found in the catalog.
August 31, 2008
by Facts on File (J)
Written in English
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Article. I. SECTION. 1. All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Sen-ate and House of Representatives.
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