4 edition of Washington State Constitutional Convention 1889 found in the catalog.
Washington State Constitutional Convention 1889
Marion Gould Gallagher Law Library
by William S Hein & Co
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
The Original Washington State Constitution Page 3 of 36 Legislative, the Executive, and the Judicial. Section 2. No person or collection of persons, holding any position in, or exercising any authority under one of. state of Washington Constitution wording regarding Statehood Process: Schedule, Section "This constitution, when enrolled and signed, shall be deposited by the president of this convention, in the office of the governor of this territory, and in the event of its adoption by the people, the governor shall send a copy thereof to the president of the United States, with .
The second Constitutional Convention met in Olympia from July 4 through Aug Seventy-five delegates helped draft the constitution. The people of Washington ratified the constitution on October 1, President Harrison issued a proclamation admitting Washington to the Union on Novem On Aug , the convention concluded its work. Miles C. Moore, the last governor of Washington Territory, called for an election to be held on October 1, to ratify the state constitution and elect the officers of the new state government. A vote of 40, to 11, approved the Washington State Constitution.
The convention opted to settle the issue by referendum in the fall of —at the same election where voters adopted the state constitution. The ballot included top challengers Olympia, North Yakima and Ellensburgh—as well as the cities of Centralia, Pasco . The finished constitution was sent to Washington, D.C. with a memorial requesting Statehood. However, Congress did not act on the memorial and Washington would have to wait another 11 years, until , to become a state. The book is handsomely bound in leather and hand-written with iron gall ink on vellum.
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The Journal of the Washington State Constitutional Convention With Analytical Index Hardcover – January 1, by editor; Analytical Index by Quentin Shipley Smith Beverly Paulik Rosenow (Author) See all formats and editionsAuthor: editor; Analytical Index by Quentin Shipley Smith Beverly Paulik Rosenow.
Washington (State). Constitutional Convention () Journal of the Washington State Constitutional Convention, Seattle: Book Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Seattle, Wash.: Book Pub. Co., © Description: xv, pages: illustrations. The Gunwall criteria, and the steady increase in focus on Washington's Constitution, have vastly augmented the importance ofthe Rosenow/SmithJournal ofthe Washington State Constitutional Convention,withAnalyticalIndex.
But as demand for the book has increased, the volume has become increasingly difficult to find. The journal of the Washington State Constitutional Convention, by Washington (State). Constitutional Conve Published by Washington State Constitutional Convention 1889 book Publishing Co.
in Seattle. Written in English. Subjects. Constitutional : The journal of the Washington State Constitutional Convention, by Washington (State). Constitutional Convention, unknown edition. Journal of the Washington State Constitutional Convention, (published by Book Pub.
Co., Seattle; o.p.) The first part of the book, entitled "Minutes of Proceedings," is a daily chronicle of matters discussed by the delegates. The second is a section-by-section analysis showing sources and citations to articles in Territorial newspapers.
( Ed.) [WA Constitution—page 1] CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON This Constitution was framed by a convention of seventy-five delegates, chosen by the people of the Territory of Washington at an election heldunder section 3 of the Enabling Act. The convention met at Olympia on the fourth day of July.
The Washington State Constitution - View Color Version View Black & White Version. In December ofCongress introduced an act to "enable" Washington, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana to become states. Among other requirements, Congress asked each prospective state to draft and ratify a state constitution.
CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON This Constitution was framed by a convention of seventy-five delegates, chosen by the people of the Territory of Washington at an election heldunder section 3 of the Enabling.
The Washington Constitutional Convention of James Leonard Fitts. Chapters cover Prologue, Framework of Government, the Framework of County Government, Pertaining to the Ballot, the Corporation Article, a Busy Week, Lands and Waters, and an Epilogue.
Includes an appendix and bibliography. Parade at the Constitutional Convention held in Bismarck. The Enabling Act of (25 Stat.chs.–, enacted Febru ) is a United States statute that permitted the entrance of Montana and Washington into the United States of America, as well as the splitting of Territory of Dakota into two states: North Dakota.
Washington's Constitutional Convention Since July 4,elected delegates (all male) to the constitutional convention had been wrestling to shape a constitution that would serve Washington when the United States Congress conferred statehood.
The constitutional convention would ultimately sit for 52 days, concluding on Aug Between July 4 and Augdelegates to the Constitutional Convention in Olympia drafted the state constitution. On October 1,Washington citizens approved the State Constitution by a vote of 40, to 11, In this case study we should start with the Constitutional Convention held in Olympia, where delegates from across Washington Territory met in order to hammer out a guiding document.
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Because this page book is such a large file, we also make it available here in pieces that can be downloaded more easily. The Washington State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. In addition to an overview of Washington's constitutional history that focuses on the document's 19th century populist roots, it provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significant.
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The journal of the Washington State Constitutional Convention, in SearchWorks catalog. Rules of the Constitutional Convention of the Territory of Washington, July 4, This pamphlet was published for the use of the delegates. It contains the report of the Rules Committee with the rules adopted by the convention; the report and rules are also found in the Journal, at.
This edition of the Constitution begins with a foreword written by Chief Justice Barbara Madsen of the Washington State Supreme Court. Chief Justice Madsen explains the importance of the state constitution and why its protections of individual rights and liberty are more important today than ever s: 3.The Journal of the Washington State Constitutional Convention Seattle: Book Publishing Company, Utter, Robert F.
and Hugh D. Spitzer, The Washington Constitution, A Reference Guide.WASHINGTON STATE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION:(B. Rosenow ed. )) [hereinaf- were either lost or destroyed. 14 The Secretary of State did preserve the minute book from the convention, which was published in as the Journal of the Washington State Constitutional Convention.