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Constitutions of the state of New Hampshire and of the United States

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Constitutions of the state of New Hampshire and of the United States

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Published by Printed for Benjamin P. Sherriff in Exeter [N.H.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 35429.
ContributionsMexico.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17716279M

No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen. To increase the rate of taxation on accumulations of wealth in excess of one hundred thousand dollars in the following manner, to wit: If the tax on one hundred thousand dollars be one-half of one per cent. The Governor of the State of New Hampshire originally styled "President" is the supreme executive magistrate and is titled " His Excellency ". A person bearing the credentials required by the Congress, setting forth that such person was duly elected to be a Congressman, which shall be prima facie evidence that the person was duly elected, is entitled to a seat in Congress. Immediately after they shall be assembled in Consequence of the first Election, they shall be divided as equally as may be into three Classes. To provide for the maintenance of an army of, not to exceed ten maximum Regiments, in time of peace; and a Navy; and to regulate and govern the same.

No Tax or Duty shall be laid on Articles exported from any State. As a consequence, the state constitutions are amended far more frequently. Voted, That this Congress take up Civil Government for this colony in manner and form following, viz. That precepts in the name of the Council and Assembly, signed by the President of the Council, and Speaker of the house of Representatives, shall issue annually at or before the first day of November, for the choice of a Council and house of Representatives to be returned by the third Wednesday in December then next ensuing, in such manner as the Council and Assembly shall hereafter prescribe. During the month of December following the Presidential Election, the President shall issue a proclamation convening the Electoral College in the Hall of the House of Representatives of the United States, on a stated day in the following month, where they shall organise by electing from their number a Presiding Officer, a Secretary and Tellers; and they shall then proceed to elect by ballot: 1st. One of the oldest written constitutions in the United States, the New Hampshire Constitution pre-dates the federal constitution and, with the Massachusetts Constitution, served as a model for many of the state constitutions that followed.

Most subscription licenses require off-campus access to be limited to BYU law students and faculty. For example, the Virginia Declaration makes the following statements here paraphrased not found in the U. New Hampshire voters do not have the power to make or repeal laws through referendumbut a handful of proposed constitutional amendments routinely appear on the ballot in most general elections. A majority of qualified voters participating in an election is required to convene a convention. Constitution went into effect twelve years later?


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Constitutions of the state of New Hampshire and of the United States book

The Person having the greatest Number of Votes shall be the President, if such Number be a Majority of the whole Number of Electors appointed; and if there be more than one who have such Majority, and have an equal Number of Votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately chuse by Ballot one of them for President; and if no Person have a Majority, then from the five highest on the List the said House shall in like Manner chuse the President.

The Congress shall provide uniform laws to raise a revenue to maintain the Government of the United States as organised under this Constitution. It protects citizens against double jeopardy, unreasonable searches and seizures, and being required to quarter soldiers.

The Seats of the Senators of the first Class shall be vacated at the Expiration of the second Year, of the second Class at the Expiration of the fourth Year, and of the third Class at the Expiration of the sixth Year, so that one third may be chosen every second Year; and if Vacancies happen by Resignation, or otherwise, during the Recess of the Legislature of any State, the Executive thereof may make temporary Appointments until the next Meeting of the Legislature, which shall then fill such Vacancies.

It lists some kinds of laws the Congress and the states cannot make. Articles 38 - 40 describe how state officers may be impeached and be punished for briberycorruptionmalpractice or maladministration, in office. All elections in all the States shall be held simultaneously on the first Monday in November of each year, beginning at six o'clock in the morning and closing at six o'clock in the evening.

Representatives to Congress, Representatives and Senators to the several State Legislatures, by Congressional districts, and all lesser legislative bodies, and all Judges of all Courts, shall be elected in the same manner by which it is provided that the Electoral College shall be elected, except that the districts having the largest fractional remainder of votes shall be taken to complete the quota of officers, and that the officers elected shall be those who shall have received the largest vote instead of in the order of numbered districts or divisions on each ticket.

The entire constitution of a state can often be replaced more easily Georgia and Louisiana are each currently operating under their ninth state constitution since To inaugurate and provide for a system of National Railways, based upon the proposition that whatever involves the direct interests of the public should be in the hands and under the control of the people, for the public welfare, and to that end may purchase existing railways, at a price to be ascertained by law, but not greater than the same could be constructed for, or construct new roads, as the circumstances shall seem to require; and the system shall be operated either at the cost of maintenance or for the public benefit from the public funds.

No Preference shall be given by any Regulation of Commerce or Revenue to the Ports of one State over those of another: nor shall Vessels bound to, or from, one State, be obliged to enter, clear, or pay Duties in another. An amendment will sometimes add an article; for instance, an article following Article 12 will be called Article a.

No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen. Preamble A State constitution usually opens with a preamble, which is a brief foreword setting forth the presumed reasons for which the constitution was drafted and adopted.

Secretary, Treasurer, etc. In all other cases the elective franchise shall be absolutely unabridged. Law Nonfiction In this newly revised work, Lawrence Friedman presents a comprehensive and accessible survey of New Hampshire constitutional history and constitutional law. Article 10 reads: Government being instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the whole community, and not for the private interest or emolument of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, whenever the ends of government are perverted, and public liberty manifestly endangered, and all other means of redress are ineffectual, the people may, and of right ought to reform the old, or establish a new government.

Articles 60 - 66 discuss the selection, ejection and conduct of the five Executive Councilors. When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies.

The previous January, New Hampshire had unilaterally enacted a new constitution, the first to do so. The Congress of the United States shall, as soon as practicable, and in the order prescribed, enact laws and prescribe rules and regulations, to provide for the government of the people, in accordance with the tenor and provisions of this Constitution, and as set forth in the Principles of its Declarations.

That citizens should evidence a permanent common interest in, and attachment to, their community before being allowed to vote. All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.

The terms of all Representatives who shall compose the House of Representatives at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall expire on the fourth day of March next succeeding the first election after the said adoption.

What would it mean for the states to be run by their citizens rather than royal rule? To provide for the maintenance of an army of, not to exceed ten maximum Regiments, in time of peace; and a Navy; and to regulate and govern the same. House of Representatives[ edit ] Articles 9 - 24 establish the authority and makeup of the House of Representatives, the lower house of the General Court.

The Governor of the State of New Hampshire originally styled "President" is the supreme executive magistrate and is titled " His Excellency ".

State constitution (United States)

An amendment can change any part of the Constitution, except one—no amendment can change the rule that each state has an equal number of Senators in the United States Senate. All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into, before the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation.Title: The Federal and State Constitutions: Michigan-New Hampshire Issue of House document Volume 4 of The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic Laws of the States, Territories, and Colonies, Now Or Heretofore Forming the United States of America, Francis Newton Thorpe: Editor.

Civil and Political Rights in the United States: Initial Report of the United States of America to the U.N. Human Rights Committee Under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (includes a copy of the Covenant and an optional protocol; Washington: GPO, ), by United States Department of State (page images at HathiTrust).

The New Hampshire State Constitution: A Reference Guide (Reference Guides to the State Constitutions of the United States) by Marshall, Susan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hildebrandsguld.com New Hampshire State Constitution, / that I will bear faith and true allegiance to the United States of America and the state of New Hampshire, and will support the constitution thereof.

if Not Repugnant.] All the laws which have heretofore been adopted, used, and approved, in the province, colony, or state of New Hampshire, and. This is very difficult to research. I have looked for a book that compares various state constitutions on a variety of issues.

So far, I have not found that book. The only way to research is to read every state constitution. That’s a big task. On. The Constitution of the United States by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington I hope this little book will help you to understand what a treasure our Constitution is.

Sincemany people have died to protect the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to choose three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode.