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South Atlantic Quarterly (1937) 36 (2): 140–153.
Published: 01 April 1937
...Charles Kassel THE COLLAPSE OF THE STATE LEGISLA­ TURE: A STUDY OF THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION CHARLES KASSEL I IN THE election of November 6, 1934, the voters of Nebraska, by an amendment to the state constitution, adopted the plan of Senator George W. Norris and converted its state legislature...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1911) 10 (1): 44–56.
Published: 01 January 1911
...Bernard C. Steiner The Legislatures of the States. By Bernard C. Steiner, Librarian of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Md. (Concluded) The provisions of the several state constitutions are so varied in regard to the legislative department and are changed so fre­ quently that no exhaustive...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1910) 9 (4): 377–383.
Published: 01 October 1910
...Bernard C. Steiner Copyright © 1910 by Duke University Press 1910 The Legislatures of the States. By Bernard C. Steiner Librarian of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Md. In our federal system of government we have divided the sub­ jects of legislation and, granting some of them...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 232–241.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Kalpana Kannabiran Extrapolating from the ideas of Elinor Ostrom and scholars of the commons, the conceptualization of the Constitution as a commons opens the Constitution out to radical, insurgent readings that redefine belonging and ownership—it is no longer the property of state legislatures...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1908) 7 (3): 232–241.
Published: 01 July 1908
... common in the constitutions of the Revolution­ ary period, appear. No effort is made to disqualify Indians or negroes. A unique provision, however, authorizes the legislature without consulting the people to make additional limitations on the right of suffrage. Women of like qualifications with male...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (3): 330–341.
Published: 01 July 1948
... woven in the minds of the framers with the mode of his election. Of equal importance as the proceedings progressed was the concern expressed by the framers for the establishment of an independent executive free from domination by the legislature and the corollary fear that the President would become...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1930) 29 (4): 374–393.
Published: 01 October 1930
... that the Senate can sit as a court during its regular session. In Tennessee the constitution requires that the legislature must adjourn and then try cases. Vir­ ginia and West Virginia require the Senate to sit during a recess while in Florida the constitution stipulates that The Senate may adjourn to a fixed...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1907) 6 (2): 165–176.
Published: 01 April 1907
... to give more than a very incomplete statement. In many States fare reduction bills are yet pending before the legislature or awaiting the signature of the governor. However, the general trend of events throughout the country is clearly shown by the following facts with regard to the action taken...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1937) 36 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 January 1937
... posed of five members elected by the legislature, had general super­ vision, appointed the central and county dispensary commissioners, clerks, and subordinate officials, and fixed their salaries. Thus a state­ wide system was inaugurated. The voters who had supported prohibition in the election of 1892...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1925) 24 (4): 411–436.
Published: 01 October 1925
... of subject-matter in the preceding issue of this periodical. Editor. 1 Atherton, Gertrude, A Few of Hamilton's Letters, p. 90. Hamilton to Duane. 412 The South Atlantic Quarterly is necessary that everything belonging to this should be regu­ lated by the state legislatures. Congress should have complete...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1925) 24 (3): 298–315.
Published: 01 July 1925
..., considered and adopted on July 2; the second was reported the 12th of the same month, but was not adopted by Congress until November 7, 1777, sixteen months afterwards, and was not ratified by the legislatures of all the states until March, 1781. Three or four years were spent in discussing it, and the final...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1913) 12 (4): 314–326.
Published: 01 October 1913
... session of the legislature from January to March, 1913. The fact of the existence of practically a million dollars deficit in the state treasury and the widespread demand that the state should enable every elementary school to be in effective session for at least six months in every year these facts...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1913) 12 (4): 337–346.
Published: 01 October 1913
... termed, it was provided that the federal (or, Continental ) revenues were to be raised by the several states in proportion to the value of all land within each state, etc.,by meansof taxes laid and levied by the respective state legislatures within the time agreed upon by the united states in congress...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1903) 2 (2): 114–124.
Published: 01 April 1903
... for secession but who had formerly been a Whig. Watts was not a regular candidate since he had forbidden the use of his name in the canvass.t For a time the people enthusiastically supported the administration. The legislature in 1861 declared that it was the imperative duty as well as the patriotic privilege...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1914) 13 (4): 361–370.
Published: 01 October 1914
.... These purchases were made on the responsibility of the trustees; others were made at the order of the legislature. In 1843 the Wilmington and Raleigh could not redeem $50,000 of bonds which then matured, endorsed by the state. The funds for regular expenses of the state then in the treasury were not sufficient...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1914) 13 (4): 350–360.
Published: 01 October 1914
... with such a policy, although the black counties of Central Alabama objected to making the white population the basis of representation but were outvoted in the convention.6 The convention also restricted the fran­ chise to whites, and provided that members of either branch of the legislature must be white...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1941) 40 (2): 154–159.
Published: 01 April 1941
...Franklin L. Burdette Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 A WEST VIRGINIA FILIBUSTER FRANKLIN L. BURDETTE IN THE WEST VIRGINIA legislature of 19 n occurred a bold political maneuver unparalleled in the strenuous history of the state. Even the United States Senate, celebrated...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1903) 2 (1): 56–67.
Published: 01 January 1903
... or no experience in self-government. For one hundred and seventy-five years no national legislature had met in France, and, although some members of the Constituent Assembly may have had legislative experience in the provincial assemblies, they were in actual political experience certainly behind the members...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1916) 15 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 April 1916
..., temporarily retarded prog­ ress in almost every southern state. Opposition in Virginia was very strong to any idea of mixed schools; this attitude had appeared, as we have already seen, in the constitutional convention and the legislature which framed the first school law. But the actual effect...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1902) 1 (4): 326–332.
Published: 01 January 1902
... able to learn, required to appear in person before the legislature and hear instructions or give account of national affairs. In the prolonged disputes based on the antagonism of our great political parties, which ended with the war of 1812, John Randolph, of Virginia, and Nathaniel Macon, of North...