constitution or form of government for the commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The first legislature assembled at Boston, on the twenty-fifth day of October, 1780.
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SeriesOld South leaflets. [General series. v.9], no. 206
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LC ClassificationsE173 .O44 vol. 9
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Pagination36 p.
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Open LibraryOL6632343M
LC Control Number21002793
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New constitution of civil government for ourselves and posterity; and devoutly imploring His direction in so interesting a design, do agree upon, ordain, and establish the following declaration of rights and frame of government as the constitution of the commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Constitution by Massachusetts,Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, printers to His Excellency the governor, the Council and Senate of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Get this from a library. The constitution or frame of government, for the commonwealth of Massachusetts. [Massachusetts.; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)]. [To the end there may be no failure of justice, or danger arise to the commonwealth from a change of the form of government -- all officers, civil and military, holding commissions under the government and people of Massachusetts Bay in New England, and all other officers of the said government and people, at the time this constitution shall.

The report of a constitution or form of government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: agreed upon by the committee--to be laid before the convention of delegates, assembled at Cambridge, on the first day of September, A.D.

; and continued by adjournment to the twenty-eighth day of October following. The report of a constitution or form of government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: agreed upon by the committee--to be laid before the Convention of Delegates, assembled at Cambridge, on the first day of September, A.D.

; and continued by adjournment to the twenty-eighth day of October following Open All Close All. A Constitution and Form of Government for the State of Massachusetts-Bay. Agreed Upon by the Convention of Said State, Februto Be Laid by.

Introduction. The Preamble to the Massachusetts Constitution oflike the Declaration of Independence, confirmed the “right of the people to set up what government they believe will secure their safety, prosperity, and happiness.”.

constitution or form of government for the commonwealth of Massachusetts. book Excerpt from A Constitution or Form of Government for the the Commonwealth of Massachusetts The body politic is formed by a voluntary association of individuals. It is a social compact, by which the whole people covenants with each citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good.

A Constitution or Form of Government for the the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Classic Reprint) [State, Massachusetts Secretary of] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Constitution or Form of Government for the the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Constitution, Or Frame of Government, for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Agreed on by the Delegates of the People, in Convention, Begun and Held at Cambridge on the First Day of Septemberand Continued, by Adjournments, to the Second Day of MarchAfterwards Ratified by the People, and Took Place on the 25th Day of October, Constitution by Massachusetts,K.

White, secretary of the Commonwealth edition, in English.

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A Constitution or Form of Government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. PREAMBLE. The end of the institution, maintenance and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic, to protect it and to furnish the individuals who compose it, with the power of enjoying in safety and tranquility their natural rights.

Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: lt;p|>The |Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts| is the fundamental governing docume World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is governed by a set of political tenets laid down in its state constitution.

Legislative power is held by the bicameral General Court, which is composed of the Senate and House of governor exercises executive power with other independently elected officers: the Attorney General, Secretary of the Commonwealth, and Auditor.

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In Convention of the delegates of the People of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts February 6th The Convention have impartially discussed, & fully considered the Constitution for the United States of America, reported to Congress by the Convention of Delegates from the United States of America, & submitted to us by a resolution of the General Court of the said Commonwealth, passed.

The successful outcome of the American Revolution did much to further broaden the franchise in Massachusetts and establish a more democratic form of government, embodied in the constitution of Written by patriot and second U.S.

president John Adams, that document installed a government of an executive and a two-tier General Court. CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS.

Article XVII. The people have a right to keep and to bear arms for the common defence. And as, in time of peace, armies are dangerous to liberty, they ought not to be maintained without the consent of the legislature; and the military power shall always be held in an exact subordination to the civil authority, and be governed by it.

Book, Print in English A constitution or form of government for the commonwealth of Massachusetts: The first legislature assembled at Boston, on the twenty-fifth day of October, Massachusetts. [Boston, Old South Association, ] 36 pages 20 cm.

Editions for Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), : CONSTITUTION, OR FRAME OF GOVERNMENT, FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHU: [MASSACHUSETTS, Constitution of].

THE CONSTITUTION, OR FRAME OF GOVERNMENT, FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS. RATIFIED BY THE PEOPLE, AND TOOK PLACE ON THE 25TH DAY OF OCTOBER Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah. Constitution for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts SECTION IISENATE SECTION IIIHOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES All Pages SECTION ITHE GENERAL COURT.

ARTICLE I. The department of legislation shall be formed by two branches, a Senate and House of Representatives; each of which shall have a negative on the other. THE GENERAL COURT OF. Constitution for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Thomas Jefferson The American Ideal of Biographies Frederick Bastiat's The Law Plea for the Constitution War Is A Racket Articles, Documents and Archives Laws, Writings, Documents Liberty and Limited Government.

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Brief History of the Constitution and Government of Massachusetts, by Louis Adams Frothingham (Harvard University Press, ). John Adams, by. The Federal and State Constitutions, Colonial Charters, and other Organic Laws of the States and Territories now or heretofore forming the United States of America, compiled and edited by Francis Newton Thorpe (Washington: Government Printing Office, ).

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If you enjoy the forum please consider supporting it by signing up for a NES Membership The benefits pay for the membership many times over. The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the fundamental governing document of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, one of the 50 individual state governments that make up the United States of a member of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention ofJohn Adams was the document's principal author.

Voters approved the document on J Massachusetts Historical Society, Adams Papers Digital Edition, volume 8, Papers of John Adams, “The Report of a Constitution or Form of Government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts”, Footnote “JA’s Art. XV, now XIV, was modeled on Pennsylvania’s Art.

X, but the word ‘unreasonable’ seems to be JA’s contribution.”.Adams, John The Report of a Constitution or Form of Government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ca.

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