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But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice-President of the United States. Fulfilling this promise, James Madison introduced 20 amendments that included the most popular suggestions from the states. He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.

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