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Articles of Confederation

June 11, 1776
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Legislative History

U.S. Congress Senate Library
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Letter of Governor Jenkins

Address of Governor Jenkins
to the people of Georgia
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Constitutional Law - 16 C.J.S. 5

A legal review on amending the United States Constitution
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Congressional Globe

Reconstruction; State Governments
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U.S. Representative, Cordell Hull

Congressional Record

Non Ratification of U.S. Constitution 14th Amendment
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U.S. Representative, Mr. Rarick

Congressional Record

Non Ratification of U.S. Constitution 14th Amendment
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Virginia Magazine

Virginia's Reconstruction Convention
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House Rules Manual House Document No. 106-320

U.S. Congress adopts rules on proposing Amendments to U.S. Constitution.
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The Journal of the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction

The U.S. Senate in the year of 1868 ordered the printing of six thousand copies of the Journal of the Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction and only a few copies made it into circulation.  This is one of those copies.
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Letter of the General of the Army of the United States

A statement of the number of white and colored voters registered in each of the States subject to the Reconstruction Acts of Congress.
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Mark Twain's Letters

Mark Twain expresses his views on the Reconstruction Acts of 1867
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Congressional Globe

Admission of Southern States and Arkansas; Reconstruction
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Congressional Globe

Supplementary Reconstruction Bill
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Dictionary Of American History

Reconstruction
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Executive Document
Number 57


To the Senate a report of the Secretary of State, showing the proceeding under current resolution requesting the President of the United States to submit an additional Article to the U.S. Constitution.
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The Validity of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

U.S. Representative T.U. Sisson of Mississippi gives testimony before the U.S. House Senate Judiciary Committee that the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments were not adopted in accordance to the U.S. Constitution.  The question of ratifications of Constitutional Amendments is a "Judicial Question" for the Federal Courts.
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Letter of Governor Bullock

"The statement of Hon. Nelson Tift
to the Reconstruction Committee
of Congress"
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Reconstruction Acts of 1867

An Opinion of
the United States Attorney
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Congressional Globe

Debates on the 14th and
15th Amendments
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Congressional Globe

Veto Message
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Congressional Globe

District of Columbia Suffrage
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Ulysses S. Grant's First Message To Congress

As President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant gives his first message to Congress.
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Reconstruction Acts

This is a study on the Reconstruction Acts
of 1867 and why they are unconstitutional.
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Georgia Memorial To Congress

The legislature for the State of Georgia declares the 14th and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution to be void and without effect.
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Constitutional Convention Rejects Power To Create Corporations

The power for the United States to create Corporations was proposed, debated, and rejected.
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