Constitution of the State of Hawaii. by Hawaii.

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StatementAgreed upon by the delegates of the people of Hawaii, in convention, at Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 22, 1950.
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LC ClassificationsKFH401 1950 .A33
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p.
Number of Pages33
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Open LibraryOL5636559M
LC Control Number68064181

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Bill of Rights. The Constitution of the United States of America is adopted on behalf of the people of the State of Hawaii. ARTICLE I BILL OF RIGHTS POLITICAL POWER Section 1. All political power of this State is inherent in the people and the responsibility for the exercise thereof rests with the people.

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ARTICLE 1. God hath endowed all men with certain inalienable rights; among which are life, liberty, and the right of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness.

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Sept. 17, All 12 state delegations approve the Constitution, 39 delegates sign it of the 42 present, and the Convention formally adjourns. J The Constitution becomes effective for the ratifying states when New Hampshire is the ninth state to ratify it. Mar. 4, The first Congress under the Constitution convenes in New Missing: Hawaii.

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