Imminent Danger Clause
No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, lay any Duty of Tonnage, keep Troops, or Ships of War in time of Peace, enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, or engage in War, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent Danger as will not admit of delay.
- United States Constitution
The Constitution of the United States.
- Constitution of South Carolina
- The Federalist No. 44
- Journal Notes of the Virginia Ratification Convention Proceedings