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life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

Section 2. Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed. But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice-President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the executive and judicial officers of a State, or the members of the legislature thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such State, being twenty-one years of age, and citizens of the United States, or in any way abridged, except for participation in rebellion, or other crime, the basis of representation therein shall be reduced in the proportion which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number of male citizens twenty-one years of age in such State.

Section 3. No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State,

to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof. But Congress may by a vote of two-thirds of each house, remove such disability.

Section 4. The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned. But neither the United States nor any State shall assume or pay any debt or obligation incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or any claim for the loss or emancipation of any slave; but all such debts, obligations, and claims shall be held illegal and void.

Section 5. The Congress shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.

ARTICLE XV

Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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RIGHT HAND,' SALUTE. The proper salute for girls (and boys when not wearing, head-gear).

Note that the girl looks towards the colors as she salutes.

MANNER OF DOING HONORS

AS PRESCRIBED BY THE

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

HONORS. The national or regimental color or standard, uncased, passing an armed body is saluted, the field music sounding to the color.

Officers or enlisted men passing the uncased color render the prescribed salute; with no arms in hand, the salute is made by uncovering ; the headdress is held in the right hand opposite the left shoulder, right forearm against the breast. -Section 587. Infantry Drill Regulations,

United States Army.

Whenever the “Star Spangled Banner" is played by the band on a formal occasion at a military station, or at any place where persons belonging to the military service are present in their official capacity, all officers and enlisted men present stand at attention.

Section 588.

SALUTE WITH THE HAND.

(When head is uncovered.) 1. Right hand.

2. Salute. Raise the hand smartly till the tip of forefinger touches the forehead above the right eye, thumb and fingers extended and joined, palm to the left,

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