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13. The Legislature may pass a

general banking law.
14. Hospitals for the insane, blind,

15. The Legislature shall not

thorize any county, township
or city to issue bonds.

Amendments to Constitution.
1. The Constitution may

2. It may be revised.



Miscellaneous Subjects.
1. The seat of government of the

State to be the city of St.

2. Those residing on Indian lands.
3. The uniform oath or affirma-

4. Seal of State.
5. The Territorial prison to be one

of the State prisons.

Corporations Haring no Banking Prici-


1. To avoid inconvenience arising

from a change from Territo-

rial to State government.
2. Territorial laws not repugnant

to this Constitution shall re-

main in force.
3. All fines accruing to the Terri-

tory shall accrue to the State.
4. Other changes from Territory

to State.
5. All Territorial officers, civil and

military, shall continue

1. Corporations defined.
2. They shall not be formed under

special acts.
3. Each stockholder in a corpora-

tion shall be liable for the

amount of stock owned.
4. Lands taken for a public way

shall have a fair compensa-


Counties and Touonships.
1. New counties may be organized.
2. When a city may be organized

into a separate county.
3. Municipal and other towns may

be organized.
4. Election of

county and town
5. County and township powers of

local taxation.
6. How

money may be drawn
from county or township

7. The county of Manomen is


hold office, etc.
6. First session of the Legislature

of Minnesota.
7. Election laws hall continue in

8. Disposal of this Constitution.
9. For the purposes of the first

10. For the purposes of the first

election of the members of
the Senate and the House of

11. In regard to certain counties.
12. Apportionment of Senators and

Representatives at the first

13. The returns of the Twenty-sec-

ond district.
14. State shall be divided into the

following judicial districts.


The Militia.

1. Be organized, disciplined and


Impeachment and Remorul from Office.
1. What officers may

be im-
2. Removal of inferior officers.
3. Not to exercise duties of office

after impeachment.
4. Lieutenant-Governor not to act

as a member of the court in
trying Governor for impeach-

20. The duty of judges and clerks

of election.
21. The returns of said election for

and against this Constitution
22. What is to take place if the

Constitution is not accepted.
Amendment to section 10, arti-
cle 9 of this Constitution.

6. The people have the inherent

right to regulate the internal

7. The State is inseparable from

the Union.
8. Those who are citizens of this

9. The military shall be subordi.

nate to the civil power.
10. Treason against the State de-

11. The people have the right to as-

semble peaceably to consult

for the common good.
12. The right to bear arms.
13. Freedom of speech and of the

14. No person shall be deprived of

life, liberty or property except

by due process of law.
15. There shall be neither slavery

nor involuntary servitude ex-

punishment for
| 16. No ex post facto law to be



15. Which may elect one prosecut-

ing attorney.
16. Time of a certain election.
17. Those who may vote at the

18. In voting for and against the

adoption of this Constitution.
19. At said election the polls shall

be open, etc.


1. Distribution of powers.
2. Boundaries of the State.
3. Bill of rights.
4. Legislative department.
5. Executive.
6. Judiciary.
7. Corporations.
8. Education.
9. Militia,
10. The Penitentiary and Prisons.
11. Levees.
12. Franchise.
13. Apportionment.
14. General provisions.
15. Amendments.



Distribution of Powers.
1. Shall be divided into three dis-

tinct departments, the Legisla-
tive, Judicial and the Execu-

2. They shall not exercise the

duties of each other's depart-

17. Private property shall not be

taken for public use without

just compensation.
18. No religious test as a qualifica-

tion for office shall be required.
19. elling prohibited.
20. The term of all officers will be

for some specified period.
21. The writ of habeas corpus shall

not be suspended.
22. No person shall be put in jeop-

ardy twice for the same ot-


Boundaries of the State.
3. The boundaries of the State.
4. The Legislature shall have the

power to take additional terri-
tory for the State.


Bill of Rights.
5. All political power vested in the


152. All civil officers shall be re-

movable by vote of General
Assembly except those whose
removal is otherwise provided

153. No United States officer shall

be eligible to any office in this

154. The journal of proceedings of

General Assembly to be in

English language.
155. No ex post facto law shall be

156. Private property shall not be 1

taken or damaged without
just and adequate compensa-

tion being made.
157. No power of suspending laws

shall be exercised except by
General Assembly or its au-

158. The General Assembly provide

for change of venue in civil or

criminal cases.
159. No person shall hold or exer-

cise more than one office of
trust or profit under State

160. The General Assembly may de.

termine mode of filling of-

fice when vacancies occur.
161. All officers shall continue in

office until their successors

shall have been installed.
162. The military shall be subordi-

nate to the civil power.
163. Each parish shall support its

own paupers.
164. Relative to domicile of soldiers,

sailors and marines of the

United States.
165. The General Assembly to pass

laws of arbitration,
166. The power of the courts to pun-

ish for contempt to be limited

by law.
167. The General Assembly shall

have the power to grant lot-

tery charters.
168. In all proceedings the truth

may be used.-The jury shall
judge of the law.

169. No salaried officer shall be al-

lowed fees.
170. The General Assembly shall

have power to enact laws reg-
ulating the sale and use of

spirituous liquors.
171. No person intrusted with the

care of public money shall be
eligible to any office of trust
or profit until surrender of

said moneys.
172. Gambling is prohibited.
173. Relative to bribery of any State

174. Any person may be compelled

to testify in lawful proceed-
ings against bribery, but said
person's testimony shall not
criminate him or subject him

to public infamy.
175. The General Assembly shall

pass laws to protect laborers

and property.
176. Relative to mortgages or priv-

ileges on immovable property.
177. Privileges on movable property

exist without registration.
178. The General Assembly shall

provide for the interest of
State ‘medicine, and for the

health of the citizens.
179. The General Assembly shall

create a bureau of agriculture
and provide for expenditures

of the same.
180. The New Basin Canal and Shell

road shall not be leased.-The
Governor shall appoint a su-
perintendent of canals.

181. The General Assembly shall

provide for the militia of the

182. The militia shall not receive

any compensation when not

in actual service.
183. The General Assembly may

exempt from military ser-
vices. The Governor may
call out the militia.

Suffrage and Elections.
184. The people shall elect by ballot.

-Representative election shall
be by voice.


:11. Every bill shall have a title.

ficer beyond the date of his
72. Every bill to be signed by the


93. It shall not retire any officer on
73. The Governor may veto, etc.

part pay.
74. No bill shall become a law until 94. No laws to distinguish between
referred to a committee of each

the rights of men and women

to acquire property.
75. No general law shall be enforced 95. State lands not to be donated
within sixty days after its

directly or indirectly to cor-

porations cr private individuals.
70. Voting by the Legislature shall 96. Extra compensation not to be
be viva voce.

granted to any officer, agent,
77. The Governor shall issue writs of

elections to fill vacancies.

97. The Legislature shall have no
78. In regard to the reduction of sal-

power to revive any remedy
aries of public officers.

which may have become
79. Delinquent tax lands to be sold.

barred by lapse of time.
80. Laws shall be passed to prevent !

98. Lotteries not allowed.
the abuse by cities, towns, etc.,

99. The Legislature shall elect cer-
of their powers of assessment

tain officers.
and taxation.

100. Obligations and liabilities of

persons, corporations, etc.,
81. The Legislature shall not au-

shall not be released.
thorize the permanent obstruc-

101. The seat of government.
tion of any of the navigable

102. When general elections shall be
waters of the State.

82. In regard to bonds and security. 103. In cases not provided for in the
83. Laws shall be enacted to secure

Constitution the Legislature
the safety of persons from fire

may determine the mode of
in hotels and other public

filling vacancies.

104. The statutes of limitations in
84. Non-resident aliens not to hold


causes shall not run
land in the State.

against the State.

105. A census to be taken every ten
85. In regard to public roads being

worked by county prisoners.

106. State librarian.-His duties and
86. Care of the insane.

compensation.-Office may be
87. No special or local laws shall be

tilled by a woman.
enacted for the benefit of indi- 107. In regard to stationery, print-
viduals or corporations.

ing, etc.
88. General laws shall be passed

108. The salary of the officer to
under which local and private

cease with his office.
interests shall be provided for.

109. No legislator or public officer

may be interested in any con-
89. There shall be appointed in each

tract with the State.
house a standing committee on

110. Private roads to be provided for.
local and private legislation.

111. In regard to the sale of lands
90. Local or private laws shall not

in pursuance of a decree of
be passed in any of the follow-

the court.
ing cases.

112. Taxation shall be uniform and
91. County laws shall be uniform.

equal throughout the State.
92. The Legislature shall not au-

113. The statement of money ex-
thorize payment to any person

pended during a session shall
of the salary of a deceased of-

be published by the auditor.

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220. Relative to the registration and

valuation of the homestead.-
Relative to judgments against

221. Right of owner of homestead

to supplement his exemption.
222. The homestead not susceptible

of mortgage.
223. Equitable laws shall be passed

for the protection of credit-


never be surrendered or sus-
pended by act of General As-

206. The General Assembly may levy

a license tax.
207. Articles exempt from taxation.
208. General Assembly to levy an

annual poll tax for support

of public schools.
209. Limit of taxation.
210. Relative to forfeiture of proper-

ty for non-payment of taxes.
211. How tax shall be designated

and when tax is collectible.
212. The Legislature shall pass no

law postponing the payment
of taxes, except in cases of
overflow, general conflagra-
tion, general destruction of
the crops or other public

213. A tax for the maintenance of

the levees will be exacted an-

214. General Assembly to divide the

State into levee districts and
to provide for the election of
levee commissioners and a tax
to support these said commis-

215. The provisions of the above

two articles shall cease when
the Federal government shall
take possession of said levees.
-The Federal government is
authorized to make geologi-
cal, topographical, etc., sur-
veys and investigations with.

in the State.
216. General Assembly shall have

power, with the concurrence
of adjacent States, to divide
the country into levee dis-
tricts, partly in this State

and adjacent States.
217. License of corporations domi-

ciled out of the State.
218. All articles regulating the col-

lection of taxes shall apply to
the whole State.

Homesteals and Exe nptions.
219. Homesteads shall be exempt

from seizure and sale.

Public Edurution.
224. There shall be free public

schools established by the
General Assembly throughout
the State.-General Assembly
shall distribute a proportion-

al amount to each parish.
225. State Superintendent of Public

Instruction to be elected.-
Term of office, duties and com-

226. The education in the public

schools shall be in the Eng-

lish language.
227. The funds derived under the

collection of the poll tax shall
be applied to the maintenance

of public schools.
228. No funds raised for the sup-

port of the public schools
in this State shall be applied

to sectarian schools.
229. What the school fund shall con.

sist of.
230. University of Louisiana as es-

tablished is recognized in its

three departments.
231. General Assembly to establish

in New Orleans a university
for the education of persons
of color, and shall make an
annual appropriation for its

232. Women shall be allowed to vote

under the school laws.-The
Free school fund, Seminary
fund, and Agricultural and

Mechanical College fund.
233. Relative to the fund of the Ag-

ricultural and Mechanical Col.

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