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Page 192 - The legislative power is vested in a Congress, consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 192 - No law can be passed without the concurrence of both houses. When that is obtained, it is presented to the president, who, if he approves, signs it ; if not, he returns it, with his objections, for the reconsideration of congress, and it cannot in that case become a law without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members. The president must return it within 10 days, otherwise it becomes a law without his approbation.
Page 162 - To sum up their character in a few words," concludes the same judicious author; " their vices are, revenge, envy, avarice, rapacity, and obstinacy ; on the other hand, they are fond of liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependents, hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent; and they are less disposed than the nations in their neighbourhood to falsehood, intrigue, and deceit.
Page 189 - Georgia, on the east by the Atlantic, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico, and on the west by the Gulf of Mexico and Alabama.
Page 10 - CLIMATE is a part of the surface of the earth contained between two small circles parallel to the equator, and of such a breadth, that the longest day in the parallel nearest the pole, exceeds the longest day in the parallel...
Page 212 - X.) and bring it to the meridian, and set the index to 12 ; bring the sun's place to the eastern edge of the horizon, and the index will show the...
Page 201 - It is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, on the east by...
Page 40 - It is likewise composed of two bodies, the House of Lords and the House of Commons. The House of Lords is made up of men with inherited titles who are not elected by the people.