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Our+Gi+t+To+You+%0d%0aCitimns+or+Subjects.+In+all+Cases+affect-ing+Ambassadors%2c+other+public+Minis-ters+and+Consuls%2c+and+those+in+which+a+State+shall+be+Party%2c+the+supreme+Court+shall+have+original+Jurisdiction.+In+all+the+other+Cases+before+mentioned%2c+the+supreme+Court+shall+have+appel-late+Jurisdiction%2c+both+as+to+Late+and+Fact%2c+with+suds+Exceptions%2c+and+under+such+Regulations+as+the+Congress+shall+make.+The+Trial+of+all+Crimes%2c+except+in+Cases+of+Impeachment%2c+shall+be+by+Jury%3b+and+such+Trial+shall+be+held+in+the+State+where+the+said+Crimes+shall+have+been+committed%3b+but+when+not+committed+within+any+State%2c+the+Trial+shall+be+at+suds+Place+or+Places+as+the+Congress+may+by+Law+have+directed.+%0d%0aSection.+3.+%0d%0a30+%0d%0aTreason+against+the+United+States%2c+shall+consist+only+in+levying+War+against+them%2c+or+in+adhering+to+their+Enemies%2c+giving+them+Aid+and+Comfort.+No+Person+shall+be+convicted+of+Treason+unless+on+the+Testimony+of+two+Witnesses+to+the+sanse+overt+Act%2c+or+on+Confession+in+open+Court.+The+Congress+shall+have+Power+to+declare+the+Punishment+of+Treason%2c+baton+Attainder+of+Treason+shall+work+Cor-ruption+of+Blood%2c+or+Forfeiture+except+during+the+Life+of+the+Person+attainted.+Article.+IV.+%0d%0aSection.+1.+Full+Faith+and+Credit+stroll+be+given+in+earls+State+to+the+public+Acts%2c+Records%2c+and+judicial+Proceedings+of+every+other+State.+And+the+Congress+may+by+general+Laws+prescribe+the+Manner+in+which+such+Acts%2c+Records+and+Proceedings+shall+be+proved%2c+and+the+Effect+thereof.+Section.+2.+The+Citizens+of+each+State+shall+be+entitled+to+all+Privileges+and+Immunities+of+Citizens+in+the+several+States.+A+Person+charged+in+any+State+with+Treason%2c+Felony%2c+or+other+Crime%2c+who+shall+flee+from+Justice%2c+and+be+found+in+another+State%2c+shall+on+De-mand+of+the+executive+Authority+of+the+State+from+which+he+fled%2c+be+delivered+up%2c+to+be+removed+to+the+State+having+Jurisdiction+of+the+Crime.+No+Person+held+to+Service+or+Labour+in+one+State%2c+under+the+Laws+thereof%2c+escaping+into+%0d%0aanother%2c+shall%2c+in+Consequence+of+any+Law+or+Regulation+therein%2c+be+dis-charged+from+such+Service+or+Labour%2c+lout+shall+be+delivered+up+on+Claim+of+the+Party+to+whom+such+Service+or+Labour+%5bnay+be+due.+Section.+3.+New+States+may+be+admit-ted+by+the+Congress+into+this+Union%3b+but+no+new+State+shall+be+formed+or+erected+within+the+Jurisdiction+of+any+other+State%3b+nor+any+State+be+formed+by+the+Junction+of+two+or+nsore+States%2c+or+Parts+of+States%2c+without+the+Con-sent+of+the+Legislatures+of+the+States+concerned+as+well+as+of+the+Congress.+The+Congress+shall+have+Power+to+dispose+of+and+make+all+needful+Rules+and+Regulations+respecting+the+Ter-ritory+or+other+Property+belonging+to+the+United+States%3b+and+nothing+its+tins+Constitution+shall+be+so+construed+as+to+Prejudice+any+Claims+of+the+United+States%2c+or+of+any+particular+State.+Section.+4.+The+United+States+shall+guarantee+to+every+State+in+this+Union+a+Republican+Form+of+Government%2c+and+shall+protect+each+of+them+against+Invasion%3b+.d+on+Application+of+the+Legislature%2c+or+of+the+Executive+(when+the+Legislature+cannot+be+convened)%2c+against+domestic+Violence.+%0d%0aArticle.+V.+%0d%0aThe+Congress%2c+whenever+two+thirds+of+bolls+Houses+shall+deem+it+necessary%2c+shall+propose+Amendments+to+this+Constitution%2c+or%2c+on+the+Application+of+the+Legislatures+of+two+thirds+of+the+several+States%2c+shall+call+a+Convention+for+proposing+Amendments%2c+winch%2c+its+either+Case%2c+shall+be+valid+to+all+Intents+and+Purposes%2c+as+Part+of+this+Constitu-tion%2c+when+ratified+by+the+Legislatures+of+three+fourths+of+the+several+States%2c+or+by+Conventions+in+three+fourths+thereof%2c+as+the+one+or+the+other+Mode+of+Ratification+may+be+proposed+by+the+Congress%3b+Provided+that+no+Amend-ment+which+may+be+made+prior+to+the+Year+One+thousand+eight+hundred+and+eight+shall+its+any+Manner+affect+tire+first+and+fourth+Clauses+in+the+Ninth+Section+of+the+first+Article%3b+and+that+no+State%2c+without+its+Consent%2c+shall+be+deprived+of+its+equal+Suffrage+in+the+Senate.+%0d%0aArticle.+VI.+%0d%0aAll+Debts+contracted+and+Engagements+entered+into%2c+before+the+Adoption+of+%0d%0athis+Constitution%2c+shall+be+as+valid+against+the+United+States+under+this+Constitution%2c+as+under+the+Confedera-tion.+This+Constitution%2c+and+the+Laws+of+the+United+States+which+shall+be+made+in+Pursuance+thereof%3b+and+all+Treaties+made%2c+or+which+shall+he+made%2c+under+the+Authority+of+the+United+States%2c+shall+be+the+supreme+Law+of+the+Land%3b+and+the+Judges+in+every+State+shall+be+bound+thereby%2c+any+Thing+in+the+Constitution+or+Laws+of+any+State+to+the+Contrary+notwithstanding.+The+Senators+and+Representatives+before+mentioned%2c+and+the+%2ftelembers+of+the+several+State+Legislatures%2c+and+all+exec-utive+and+judicial+Officers%2c+both+of+the+United+States+and+of+the+several+States%2c+shall+be+bound+by+Oath+or+Affirmation%2c+to+support+this+Consti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