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United States (United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
h 18, 1865. Constitution of the Confederate States of America. We, the people of the Confederstablish this constitution for the Confederate States of America. article I: section 1. 1.s in each State shall be citizens of the Confederate States, and have the qualifications requisite fenty-five years, and be a citizen of the Confederate States, and who shall not, when elected, be an affirmation. When the President of the Confederate States is tried, the chiefjustice shall presideitle of nobility shall be granted by the Confederate States; and no person holding any office of proich day shall be the same throughout the Confederate States. 7. No person except a natural born cears a resident within the limits of the Confederate States, as they may exist at the time of his elf negro slavery, as it now exists in the Confederate States, shall be recognized and protected by Coany of the States and Territories of the Confederate States. 4. The Confederate States shall guar[55 more...]
Montgomery (Alabama, United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
nd also all acts and parts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the Union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the United States of America, is hereby dissolved. This was the first action on the part of a State legislature which led to the Montgomery convention. The delegates from six States—South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida met at Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 4, 1861. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President, Feb. 18, 1861, and the permanent constitution was adopted March 11, 1861. President Davis appointed Robert Toombs, Secretary of State; C. J. Memminger, Secretary of Treasury; L. Pope Walker, Secretary of War; Stephen R. Mallory, Secretary of Navy; Judah P. Benjamin, Attorney-General; and John H. Reagan, Postmaster-General. The provisional Confederate Congress held four sessions: First, from Feb. 4, 1861, to March 16, 18
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
. The legislature of South Carolina passed the following ordinance, Dec. 20, 1860: We, the people of the State of South Carolina, in convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained, that the ordinance adops State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the Union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the United States of America, is hereby dissolved. This was the first action on the part of a State legislature which led to the Montgomery convention. The delegates from six States—South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida met at Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 4, 1861. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated ery 50,000, but each State shall have at least one representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of South Carolina shall be entitled to choose six; the State of Georgia, ten; the State of Alabama, nine; the State of Florida, tw
Florida (Florida, United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
nited States of America, is hereby dissolved. This was the first action on the part of a State legislature which led to the Montgomery convention. The delegates from six States—South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida met at Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 4, 1861. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President, Feb. 18, 1861, and the permanent constitution was adopted March 11, 1861. President Davis appointed Robert Toombs, Secretary of State; C. J. Memminger, Secred one for every 50,000, but each State shall have at least one representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of South Carolina shall be entitled to choose six; the State of Georgia, ten; the State of Alabama, nine; the State of Florida, two; the State of Mississippi, seven; the State of Louisiana, six; and the State of Texas, six. 4. When vacancies happen in the representation from any State, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fill such vac
Alabama (Alabama, United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
other States, under the name of the United States of America, is hereby dissolved. This was the first action on the part of a State legislature which led to the Montgomery convention. The delegates from six States—South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida met at Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 4, 1861. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President, Feb. 18, 1861, and the permanent constitution was adopted March 11, 1861. President Davis appointed Robert Toombs, Secpresentatives shall not exceed one for every 50,000, but each State shall have at least one representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of South Carolina shall be entitled to choose six; the State of Georgia, ten; the State of Alabama, nine; the State of Florida, two; the State of Mississippi, seven; the State of Louisiana, six; and the State of Texas, six. 4. When vacancies happen in the representation from any State, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs
Mississippi (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
ithin three years after the first meeting of the Congress of the Confederate States, and within every subsequent term of ten years, in such manner as they shall by law direct. The number of representatives shall not exceed one for every 50,000, but each State shall have at least one representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of South Carolina shall be entitled to choose six; the State of Georgia, ten; the State of Alabama, nine; the State of Florida, two; the State of Mississippi, seven; the State of Louisiana, six; and the State of Texas, six. 4. When vacancies happen in the representation from any State, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies. 5. The House of Representatives shall choose their speaker and other officers; and shall have the sole power of impeachment; except that any judicial or other federal officer resident and acting solely within the limits of any State, may be impeached by a vote of two-
Texas (Texas, United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
e Confederate States, and within every subsequent term of ten years, in such manner as they shall by law direct. The number of representatives shall not exceed one for every 50,000, but each State shall have at least one representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of South Carolina shall be entitled to choose six; the State of Georgia, ten; the State of Alabama, nine; the State of Florida, two; the State of Mississippi, seven; the State of Louisiana, six; and the State of Texas, six. 4. When vacancies happen in the representation from any State, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies. 5. The House of Representatives shall choose their speaker and other officers; and shall have the sole power of impeachment; except that any judicial or other federal officer resident and acting solely within the limits of any State, may be impeached by a vote of two-thirds of both branches of the legislature thereof. section
Georgia (Georgia, United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
olina and other States, under the name of the United States of America, is hereby dissolved. This was the first action on the part of a State legislature which led to the Montgomery convention. The delegates from six States—South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida met at Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 4, 1861. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President, Feb. 18, 1861, and the permanent constitution was adopted March 11, 1861. President Davis appointed Robert Tow direct. The number of representatives shall not exceed one for every 50,000, but each State shall have at least one representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of South Carolina shall be entitled to choose six; the State of Georgia, ten; the State of Alabama, nine; the State of Florida, two; the State of Mississippi, seven; the State of Louisiana, six; and the State of Texas, six. 4. When vacancies happen in the representation from any State, the executive authority
Louisiana (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry southern-confederacy
name of the United States of America, is hereby dissolved. This was the first action on the part of a State legislature which led to the Montgomery convention. The delegates from six States—South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida met at Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 4, 1861. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President, Feb. 18, 1861, and the permanent constitution was adopted March 11, 1861. President Davis appointed Robert Toombs, Secretary of State; C. J. Mne representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of South Carolina shall be entitled to choose six; the State of Georgia, ten; the State of Alabama, nine; the State of Florida, two; the State of Mississippi, seven; the State of Louisiana, six; and the State of Texas, six. 4. When vacancies happen in the representation from any State, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies. 5. The House of Representatives shall choose their
s was the first action on the part of a State legislature which led to the Montgomery convention. The delegates from six States—South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida met at Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 4, 1861. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President, Feb. 18, 1861, and the permanent constitution was adopted March 11, 1861. President Davis appointed Robert Toombs, Secretary of State; C. J. Memminger, Secretary of Treasury; L. Pope Walker, Secretary of War;President Davis appointed Robert Toombs, Secretary of State; C. J. Memminger, Secretary of Treasury; L. Pope Walker, Secretary of War; Stephen R. Mallory, Secretary of Navy; Judah P. Benjamin, Attorney-General; and John H. Reagan, Postmaster-General. The provisional Confederate Congress held four sessions: First, from Feb. 4, 1861, to March 16, 1861; second, from April 29, 1861, to May 22, 1861; third, from July 20, 1861, to Aug. 22, 1861; fourth, from Nov. 18, 1861, to Feb. 17, 1862. Under the permanent constitution, which provided for twenty-six Senators and 106 members of the House of Representatives, there were two
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