Daily Bites of Articles of Confederation: #13 Powers of the Several States
PEARL LEONA STURGIS
·MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
The Patriots Daily Bites of American History , Articles of Confederation Series #13
Articles of Confederation
(to be continued)
Powers of the Several states:
Article 9 continued.
Congress assembled shall never engage in a war nor grant letters of marque or reprisal (rebuke) in times of peace, nor enter into any treaties or alliances, nor coin money, nor regulate the value thereof, nor ascertain the sums or expenses necessary for the defense and welfare of the United States or any one of the States, nor emit bills. nor borrow money on the credit of the United States, nor appropriate money, nor agree on the number of vessels of war to be built or purchased, nor the number of land or sea forces to be raised, nor appoint a commander in chief of the army or navy...UNLESS NINE STATES ASSENT TO THE SAME! Nor shall a question on any other point except for adjourning from day to day be determined unless by the votes of the majority of the United States in congress assembled. The congress of the United States shall have power to adjourn to any time within the year and to any place within the United States so that no period of adjournment be for a longer duration than the space of six months and shall publish the journal of their proceedings monthly except such parts thereof relating to treaties, alliances or military operations as in their judgement requires secrecy. The yays and nays of the delegates of each state on any question shall be entered when it is desired of any delegate of any State at his or their request shall be furnished with a transcript of the said journal except such parts of the above are to be excepted to lay before the legislatures of the several States.
(to be continued)
Committees of the Several States:
To be Continued in the Next Daily Bites of History Series
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There is Nothing Wrong with the Constitution it's the people we elected to uphold their oaths ,That are the Problems .
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