Delaware became the first state to ratify [url=http://www.usconstitution.net/const.html][b]the Constitution on December 7, 1787[/b].[/url]
Commemorate the day by [url=http://www.usconstitution.net/const.txt]reading your Constitution[/url].
[quote]The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United
States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual
Service of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the
principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any subject
relating to the Duties of their respective Offices, and he shall have Power to
Grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in
Cases of Impeachment.
[size=24]He[/size] shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate,[/quote]