Information on researching state constitutions and their history. Includes a 50-State A to Z list of resources for finding the full text of state constitutions, information on amendment process, pending and historical amendments, artifacts and documents.
Along with the 1796 and 1834 state constitutions, this collection includes digital images of other key Tennessee documents, such as the act requesting admission to the Union and the Cumberland Compact.
If you have a specific amendment you are searching for you can search that way; however, by simply selecting a Legislative Session, from the 16th session in 1879 to the 82nd in 2011, you can pull up a list of amendments considered for that session, including the bill number, the topic of the bill, and the outcome.
Completely updated and revised in 2013, contains the text of all the organic documents of Texas, including those from the period under Mexican rule and of the Republic of Texas. Also included in the collection are constitutional convention journals and debates and the printing history for each version of the state's constitution.