charging the holder of a public office with misconduct. Under the Constitution, the House of Representatives makes a written charge against an official (the impeachment) and then, after impeachment, the Senate sits as a court, hears evidence and gives a verdict.
drive or urge forward
a tax, especially a tax on imported goods
as a result
relating to or including all members
a formal written charge against one or more people presented to a court
too valuable or precious to be properly measured or estimated
one which is punishable by imprisonment or death
government officials of lower rank than ambassadors, Supreme Court judges, etc.
someone or something used as a means for accomplishing a specific purpose
violent uprising against authority or government
provided with something
a slave-like condition. Sometimes British criminals were sold to American colonists to labor for them during the term of their sentence.