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The Vermont State Constitution

William C. Hill

The Vermont State Constitution

by William C. Hill

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Constitutions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-200) and index.

    StatementWilliam C. Hill ; foreword by Thomas P. Salmon
    SeriesThe Oxford commentaries on the state constitutions of the United States
    ContributionsVermont
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKFV401 1973.A6 H548 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24917467M
    ISBN 109780199779024
    LC Control Number2011001555

    The Constitution of Vermont was drafted and ratified at Elijah West's Windsor Tavern in The settlers in Vermont, who sought independence from New York, justified their constitution on the same basis as the first state constitutions of the former colonies: authority is derived from the l: Windsor, then Castleton. Vermont (/ v ər ˈ m ɒ n t / ()) is a northeastern U.S. state in the New England region. It borders the states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, and New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. Vermont is the only state in New England that does not border the Atlantic t is the second-smallest by population and the sixth-smallest Before statehood: Vermont Republic.

    Contact Information Vermont State Library 60 Washington Street, Suite 2 Barre, VT @ Hours: Closed until further notice. Vermont's Constitution, 14th State Fast Facts: Vermont Fun Facts and Trivia. Flag: The picture on a deep blue field is a scene painting. You see a tall pine tree, a cow and sheaves of wheat. The Green Mountains are in the distance. Pine boughs extend around a shield. The name "Vermont" and the state motto "Freedom and Unity" are displayed on a.

    The design also offers the Vermont State Motto "Freedom and Unity" and the year Vermont entered the Union; Vermont was the first state admitted to the Union after the original 13 colonies. For more about the state commemorative quarters, visit this page. This 50 State Quarter Map is a great way to collect and display all 50 State Quarters. Vermont was admitted to the union as the 14th state on March 4, It is the only state to be admitted to the union with no conditions attached, and its state constitution is the same as its constitution as an independent republic, with just a few amendments added since then.


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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections. Summary: The Vermont State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter.

A retired Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court provides the first single-volume work on the state's constitution that includes a concise year history, the text of the constitution, a Read more. Verified from "Vermont State Papers; Being a Collection of Records and Documents, Connected with the Assumption and Establishment of Government by the People of Vermont: together with the Journal of the Council of Safety, the First Constitution, the early Journals of the General Assembly, and the Laws from the year toinclusive.

To which are added the Proceedings of the First and Second. CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF VERMONT AS ESTABLISHED JULY 9,AND AMENDED THROUGH DECEM CHAPTER I. A DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE STATE OF VERMONT.

Article 1. [All persons born free; their natural rights; slavery prohibited]. Contact. Vermont State House State Street Montpelier, VT () [email protected] Capitol Police Department () Vermont State Parks Explore our state parks and immerse yourself in the beauty of Vermont. Vermont Fish and Wildlife Find information, apply for licenses and permits, and learn about conservation.

Events Make plans to participate in events throughout the state, all year long. The Vermont Constitution is the basic law for the state of Vermont.

It has a rich history, and has been modified many times since the late 18th century. A full constitution was written in when Vermont was a young, independent republic. Another was written injust five years before Vermont became a state of the United States. Vellum manuscript of the Constitution of Vermont, This constitution was amended inand again in following Vermont's admission to the federal union in The Old Constitution House in Windsor, Vermont, where the constitution of the Vermont Republic was signed.

Title: Vermont state papers a collection of records and documents, connected with the assumption and establishment of government by the people of Vermont: together with the journal of the Council of Safety, the first constitution, the early journals of the General Assembly, and the laws from the year toinclusive: to which are added the Proceedings of the First and Second Councils of Author: William Slade.

However, many state constitutions guarantee civil rights that the United States Constitution does not. The Vermont Constitution, for example, abolished slavery long before the U.S.

Constitution did so. Below is a list of links to online versions of state constitutions. Whenever possible, the sites are hosted by the states themselves. The documents pertaining to Vermont's ratification of the Constitution. Vermont was admitted to the United States on March 4, On February 9,the Congress received the state's transmission to Congress its intent to hold a convention for the purposes of ratifying the United States Constitution and the results of that convention.

Constitution of the State of Vermont written in WHEREAS all government ought to be instituted and supported for the security and protection of the community as such, and to enable the individuals, who compose it, to enjoy their natural rights, and the other blessings which the Author of existence has bestowed upon man: and whenever those great ends of government are not obtained, the.

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Montpelier, VT Contact OPR. Corporations. Marlene Betit, Director. State Street. Montpelier, VT Vermont: The Constitution of the state of Vermont: adopted by convention held in the year of Our Lord and amended by convention held in the years, and (Montpelier, E.

Walton & son, ) (page images at HathiTrust). The Vermont State Constitution, New York, New York: Oxford University Press Hill, William C. The Vermont State Constitution: A Reference Guide, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing.

Text of Section Amending Constitution. At the biennial session of the General Assembly of this State which convenes in A.D.and at the biennial session convening every fourth year thereafter, the Senate by a vote of two-thirds of its members, may propose amendments to this Constitution, with the concurrence of a majority of the members of the House of Representatives with the.

Constitution. Vermont Constitution (external link) (Vermont Legislature) Colonial Charters, Grants and Related Documents: Vermont (external link) (Yale Avalon Project) includes three documents including the and constitutions ; Back to Top. Executive.

Administrative Procedures Act/Rules (external link) (Vermont State Archives).Vermont’s constitution was written to legitimize the state in the eyes of the people of the Grants and the Continental Congress.

The writers gave as their reason for creating the new state the premise that governments were created to provide for the security, support, and protection of the community and the natural rights of individuals.AfterVermont was repeatedly denied admission to the Union and existed as a largely unrecognized state until it was admitted to the Union as the fourteenth state in Vermont's admission to the Union made the state subject to the Fugitive Slave Clause of the Constitution of the United States (Article IV, Section 2, Clause 3) requiring.