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The constitution of Vermont

Vermont.

The constitution of Vermont

as revised and amended by the Council of Censors, at their session holden in Rutland, October 1792.

by Vermont.

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Published by Printed by order of the Council. By Anthony Haswell, printer for the state in the Western District, at the Rutland press. in [Rutland, Vt.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 24956.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination14+ p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14571207M

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. Vermont Reads Read Aloud: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson» Part of the Seminal Statements of American Values series. Founding documents and landmark speeches help us to understand America’s operating principles and values – what they mean, how well we practice what we preach, and what relationship words have to action in.

CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I: NAME. The name of this Association shall be “The Vermont Library Association.” Abbreviated form, VLA. ARTICLE II: OBJECTIVES. The Vermont Library Association is an educational organization committed to the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and librarianship in the State of. A “bold and imaginative”25 document, the Vermont Constitution of made Vermont the first state to constitutionally guarantee “a clearly articulated system of education beginning with primary schools and concluding with a university.”26 The state’s original constitution .

Welcome to the State and Local Documents Task Force (SLDTF) guide for State Blue Books and State Encyclopedias. According to Wikipedia Blue book or Bluebook is a term often referring to an almanac or other compilation of statistics and information. The term dates back to the 15th century, when large blue velvet-covered books were used for record-keeping by the Parliament of the United : Daniel Cornwall. 97 (1) 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 to , inclusive. To which are added the Proceedings of the First.


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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.

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