Constitution of Vermont: Chapter 75. Treason and Other Offenses Against the Government Subchapter 1. Treason and Related Offenses § 3401. Definition and punishment of treason A person owing allegiance to this state VT, who levies war or conspires to levy war against the same, or adheres to the enemies thereof, giving them aid and comfort, within the state or elsewhere, shall be guilty of treason against this state and shall suffer the punishment of death.
"Chain conspiracy exists where different activities are carried out with the same subject of the conspiracy in chainlike manner such that each conspirator performs a separate function which serves in the accomplishment of the overall conspiracy." -Black's Law Dictionary, 6th Edition