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Mississippi"s first constitution and its makers.

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Published by Harrisburg publishing company in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English


  • Mississippi -- Politics and government -- To 1865.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsF341 .R88
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., p. 79-90, [2] p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23365541M
LC Control Number10007224

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First, it surveys the history and development of Mississippi's four constitutions (, , , and ) by examining the nineteenth century preference for state conventions as agents of comprehensive constitutional reform, and the twentieth and twenty-first century preferences for piecemeal amendments (more than proposals). We, the people of Mississippi in convention assembled, grateful to. Almighty God, and invoking his blessing on our work, do ordain and. establish this constitution. ARTICLE 1. DISTRIBUTION. OF. POWERS. SECTION. 1. Powers of government. SECTION. 2. Encroachment of power. SECTION. 1. Powers of government. ART. 1. The powers of the government of. The aristocratic planter element of the Natchez region initially dominated Mississippi's government, as the state's first constitution () showed. With the spread of Jacksonian democracy, however, the small farmer came into his own, and the new constitution adopted in was quite liberal for its time. However, despite these efforts, the constitution, with its subsequent modifications and amendments, still remains in effect today. constitution. The constitution was the first constitution Mississippi had ever had as a U.S. state, having been created when the state joined the federal Union in

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. of Mississippi. The repeal of Section 3 of Article 2 of the Mississippi Constitution of was proposed by Laws, , ch. (Senate Concurrent Resolution No. ), and upon ratification by the electorate on November 6, , was deleted from the Constitution by proclamation of the Secretary of State on Decem SECTION 4. The Articles of Confederation formed America’s first federal constitution. It was framed in and but not ratified until The articles created a unicameral Continental Congress, which had no authority to legislate; it could not pass statutes. Its members generally served for only a few months at a time and went home often. KFM A29 Rowland, Dunbar, Mississippi's first constitution and its makers / Dunbar Rowland. -- Harrisburg, Pa.: Harrisburg Publishing Company,