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10th and 11th incorporated.

ARTICLE THE ELEVENTH.

No appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States, shall be allowed, where the value in controversy shall not amount to one thousand dollars, nor shall any No fact, triable by a Jury according to the course of the common law, shall be otherwise re-examinable, in any court of the U. S. than according to the rules of common law.

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ARTICLE THE TWELTH.

In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars the right of trial by Jury shall be preserved.

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ARTICLE THE THIRTEENTH.

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

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ARTICLE THE FOURTEENTH.

No State shall infringe the right of trial by Jury in criminal cases, nor the right of conscience, nor the freedom of speech, or of the press.

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ARTICLE THE FIFTEENTH.

The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

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ARTICLE THE SIXTEENTH.

The powers delegated by the Constitution to the government of the United States, shall be exercifed as therein appropriated, so that the Legislative shall never exercise the powers vested in the Executive or Judicial; nor the Executive the powers vested in the Legislative or Judicial; nor the Judicial the powers vested in the Legislative or Executive.

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ARTICLE THE SEVENTEENTH.

The powers not delegated to the U. S. by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it, to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the People.

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Teste,
JOHN BECKLEY, Clerk.

In Senate, August 25, 1789.

Read and ordered to be printed for the consideration of the Senate.

Attest,

SAMUEL A. OTIS, Secretary.