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Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Adopted by the Constitutional Convention November 3, 1873; ratified and adopted by the people ... December 16, 1873 and went into effect January 1st 1874.

by Pennsylvania.

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Published by Edwin Meyers, State Printer in Harrisburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pennsylvania.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK3625.1873 .A6, KFP401 1874 .A36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23375860M
    LC Control Number10011837
    OCLC/WorldCa22513596

    In , Pennsylvania voters approved the Environmental Rights Amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution. The effort to adopt this amendment was led by then-Representative Franklin L. Kury. Article I, Section 27 provides: The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the. 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.

      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. 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.

    Pennsylvania Constitution Last updated The Constitution of Pennsylvania is the supreme law within the Commonwealth of acts of the General Assembly, the governor, and each governmental agency are subordinate to , Pennsylvania's Constitution has undergone five versions. The current Constitution entered into force in , .   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 majority vote.".


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Printable Constitution of Pennsylvania - Transcription the representatives of the free- men of the same, and a president and council, in manner and form following-SECT. The supreme legislative power shall be vested in a house of representatives of the freemen of the commonwealth or state of Pennsylvania.

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Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. All commissions shall be in the name and by authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and be sealed with the State seal and signed by the Governor.

section 7 of this Constitution, the Commonwealth may be authorized by law to create a debt and issue bonds in the amount of. 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.

"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.

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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. 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 Before statehood: Province of Pennsylvania. 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 File Size: KB. 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.

"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.

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. 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 document itself are several words which are misspelled.Pennsylvania archives (series) - Pennsylvania archives.

Third series About this record. This screen shows the complete catalog entry of the title you selected. The Film/Digital Notes contain a description of the microfilm or microfiche numbers.

Some family history centers and libraries maintain collections of previously loaned microfilms or. 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.