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The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

as established by the general convention. : Carefully compared with the original.

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Published by Printed by Daniel Humphreys, at the new printing-office, in Spruce-Street, near the drawbridge. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 19883.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18564463M

The item Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: constitution and by-laws represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.   Contents. Interesting Facts ; One of the original 13 colonies, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn as a haven for his fellow Quakers. Pennsylvania’s capital, Philadelphia, was the site of.

  From the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, edition. Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Constitution of the State as Amended by Majority Vote in , and Senate Bulletin from Office of Mark Gruell, Jr., Secretary. Constitution of Pennsylvania, (Pa - Microforms) Includes an analytical index. Genre/Form: Electronic books Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Print version: Pennsylvania. Constitution of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  A commonwealth is a community formed for the 'common weal' -- that is, for the common good and welfare of all -- in which the citizens choose their government and make their laws by . Book/Printed Material Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society for the promotion of internal improvement in the commonwealth Nov. 30, Enlarge View 4 images in sequence.


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This site is meant to be a primary source of information about the: text, history, and meaning of the Pennsylvania Constitution. Lawyers, journalists, and members of the public are welcome to start here when beginning. Preamble [].

WE, the people of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, and humbly invoking His guidance, do ordain and establish this Constitution.

"Pennsylvania has two recognized methods of proposing amendments, the legislative proposal mechanism, which is detailed in Article XI of the Constitution, and the constitutional convention, which enjoys no textual sanction." The Pennsylvania Constitution: A Treatise on Rights and Liberties § (Ken Gormley et al, eds., ).Article XI of the Pennsylvania Constitution.

Commonwealth is a term used by four of the 50 states of the United States in their full official state names. "Commonwealth" is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the common states, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, are in the Eastern United States and prior to the formation of the United States inwere British colonial possessions.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in the Senate or House of Representatives; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each House, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on their journals with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and the Secretary of the Commonwealth shall causes the.

Pennsylvania Constitution of Images. Click images for larger versions. History. Record Group Records of the Department of State, Basic Documents. Iron gall ink on laid paper, 17 pages, bound.

18 3/4" x 15 1/2". InPennsylvania adopted a new constitution that has been described as the most democratic in America. This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.

An Anniversary Collection volume "Selsam's problem in this able monograph is to determine with exactness which of the conflicting social interests in Pennsylvania were responsible for the first state constitution drafted and adopted in Pennsylvania was settled in Philadelphia was the capital during the Revolution.

Adopted Original State Constitution: Septem Adopted U.S. Constitution: Decem Pennsylvania's Nickname is the Keystone State.

The State Motto is "Virtue, Liberty and Independence". The State Fish is the Brook Trout. Pennsylvania had the. The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: as established by the general convention.: Carefully compared with the original.

Printed by Daniel Humphreys, at the new printing-office, in Spruce-Street, near the drawbridge. Pennsylvania Statutes and Constitution Welcome to FindLaw's hosted version of the Pennsylvania Statutes. Here you will find a collection of state laws, including consolidated and unconsolidated legislation, passed by the state General Assembly and organized by subject area into code Titles, Chapters and Sections.

The Disenfranchisement of Black Pennsylvanians in the State Constitution: Racism, Politics, or Economics In Pennsylvania voters approved a state constitution that restricted the right to vote to “white freemen”.

Blacks had voted for many years in some parts of the state, but under the newFile Size: KB. "The Constitution Party of Pennsylvania applauds the ruling in U.S. District Court for the Easter District of Pennsylvania (on J ), in which two parts of the Commonwealth's Election Code was determined to be unconstitutional.

Pennsylvania (/ ˌ p ɛ n s əl ˈ v eɪ n i ə / PEN-səl-VAY-nee-ə), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the Northeastern, Great Lakes, Appalachian, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United Appalachian Mountains run through its middle.

The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest Before statehood: Province of Pennsylvania. This fairly unworkable state constitution was superceded inmeaning that contemporary publications of the constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are quite rare.

The Articles of Confederation were written during this same period: the committee was appointed in June and the articles were completed and accepted by congress in.

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Some family history centers and libraries maintain collections of previously loaned microfilms or.The Constitution was written in in the manner of the day — in other words, it was written by hand. According to the National Archives, the version we are most familiar with today was penned by Jacob Shallus, a clerk for the Pennsylvania State the .Wilson was an indisputable leader of the nationalist forces at the Philadelphia convention, second only to Madison in his role in crafting the new government.

He led the battle for ratification in Pennsylvania and was the architect of the new, more conservative constitution drafted for Pennsylvania in –