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Ratification was completed on April 8, 1913. Learn More Energy Action Month reinforces a Navy culture that values energy as a critical resource. America's own government under the Articles of Confederation, Madison was convinced, had to be replaced. No Capitation, or other direct, Tax shall be laid, unless in Proportion to the Census or enumeration herein before directed to be taken. The last two of the 10 amendments contain very broad statements of constitutional authority.

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Publisher: HardPress Publishing (January 28, 2013)

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