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Article IV 

    Section 3

    • Clause 2
    • The Congress shall have Power to dispose of and make all needful Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property belonging to the United States; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to Prejudice any Claims of the United States, or of any particular State.

      • ArtIV.S3.C2.1 Federal Power Over Territories and Property