Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 85. Chapters: Appointments Clause, Assistance of Counsel Clause, Bill of credit, Case or Controversy Clause, Citizenship Clause, Commerce Clause, Compulsory Process Clause, Confrontation Clause, Contract Clause, Copyright Clause, Double Jeopardy Clause, Due Process Clause, Equal Protection Clause, Excessive Bail Clause, Extradition Clause, Free Exercise Clause, Fugitive Slave Clause, Full Faith and Credit Clause, Ineligibility Clause, List of clauses of the United States Constitution, Natural-born-citizen clause, Necessary and Proper Clause, No Religious Test Clause, Postal Clause, Presentment Clause, Privileges and Immunities Clause, Privileges or Immunities Clause, Self-Incrimination Clause, Speech or Debate Clause, Speedy Trial Clause, Supremacy Clause, Taxing and Spending Clause, Title of Nobility Clause, Treaty Clause, Vesting Clauses, Vicinage Clause, War Powers Clause. Excerpt: Status as a natural-born citizen of the United States is one of the eligibility requirements established in the United States Constitution for election to the office of President or Vice President. This requirement was intended to protect the nation from foreign influence. The Constitution does not define the phrase natural-born citizen, and various opinions have been offered over time regarding its precise meaning. A 2011 Congressional Research Service report stated The natural-born-citizen clause has been mentioned in passing in several decisions of the United States Supreme Court and lower courts dealing with the question of eligibility for citizenship by birth, but the Supreme Court has never directly addressed the question of a specific presidential or vice-presidential candidate's eligibility as a natural-born citizen. Section 1 of Article Two of the United States Constitution sets forth the eligibility requirements for serving as president...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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