Daily Bites of Articles of Confederation: #7 Determining Peace and War
PEARL LEONA STURGIS
·MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
The Patriots Daily Bites of American History , Articles of Confederation Series #7
Articles of Confederation
Determining Peace and war:
Congress declares war:
The United States in congress assembled shall have the sole power and exclusive right on determining peace and war; (except in the cases mentioned in the 6th Article) and of sending and receiving ambassadors; entering into treaties and alliances provided that no treaty or commerce shall be made whereby the legislative power of the respective States shall be restrained from imposing such imposts and duties on foreigners as their own people are subjected to, or from prohibiting the exportation or importation of any species of goods or commodities whatsoever--- of establishing rules for deciding in all cases what captures on land and water shall be legal and in what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the United States shall be divided and appropriated.--- of granting letters of marque and reprisal (rebukes) ---appointing courts for trials and piracies. ---and felonies committed on the high seas and establishing courts for receiving and determining final appeals in all cases of capture. provided that no member of congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts.
(to be continued)
To be Continued in the Next Daily Bites of History Series
In case You Missed our American History Series On (American Revolution )
The Great Awakening
There is Nothing Wrong with the Constitution it's the people we elected to uphold their oaths ,That are the Problems .
This my friends is where all our hopes and dreams ,Freedoms ,Liberties were formed some 240 years ago ,by a group of men with foresight to see way down the road for what is today. The Greatest Country in the World,And Still Is,as long as WE THE PEOPLE STAND UP FOR OUR FREEDOMS
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