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    • The Political Barbecue

    • This cartoon interprets the public's response to the 1833 Bank War during Andrew Jackson's presidency. Jackson is roasted over the fire of ""public opinion"" by the figure of Justice. Jackson lies prone over a firepit. The fire is stoked by former...
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    • Page 2 fifteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, did provide for the calling of a Convention by the people of the State, to meet at Nashville, on the second Monday in January, in the year of our...
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    • Page 3 liberty or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land. Section 9. That in all criminal prosecutions, the accused hath the right to be heard by himself and his counsel; to demand the nature and cause of the...
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    • Page 4 Section 21. That no man’s particular services shall be demanded, or property taken, or applied to public use, without the consent of his representatives, or without just compensation being made therefore. Section 22. That perpetuities...
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    • Page 8 No law of a general nature shall take effect until forty days after its passage unless the same or the caption thereof shall state that the public welfare requires that it should take effect sooner. Section 21. Each House shall keep a...
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    • Page 10 ARTICLE III. Executive Department. Section 1. The Supreme Executive power of this State shall be vested in a Governor. Section 2. The Governor shall be chosen by the electors of the members of the General Assembly, at the time and...
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    • Page 20 for a conventional rate of interest, not to exceed ten per centum per annum. Section 8. The Legislature shall have no power to suspend any general law for the benefit of any particular individual, nor to pass any law for the benefit of...
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    • Page 21 from carrying into effect any laws that have been passed in favor of the Colleges, Universities or Academies, or from authorizing heirs or distributees to receive and enjoy escheated property under such laws as may be passed from time to...
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    • Section 21st No money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in consequence of appropriations made by law. Section 22nd No person who heretofore hath been, or hereafter may be a Collector or holder of public moneys shall have a Seat in either House...
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    • of the peace, or Trustee of any Literary Institution where the power of appointment to such office or place of trust, is vested in their own body. Sect. 25th Any member of either House of the General Assembly shall have liberty to dissent from and...
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    • Sect. 3d He shall be at least twenty five years of age, and possess a freehold Estate of five hundred acres of land, and have been a Citizen or Inhabitant of this State four years next before his election unless he shall have been absent on the...
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    • after the election of 1828 to regulate by law the precincts & superintendents & clerks of elections in the several Districts. Section 4. All free male citizens (excepting negroes and descendants of white & Indian men by Negro women who may have...
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    • that no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship or to maintain any ministry against his consent, that no human authority can in any case whatever Control or interfere with the rights of conscience; and that no...
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    • not named, whose offences are not particularly described and supported by evidence are dangerous to liberty and ought not to be granted. Sect. 8th That no free man shall be taken or imprisoned, or disseized of his freehold, liberties or privileges...
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    • of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended unless when in case of rebellion or invasion the public Safety may require it. Sect. 16th That excessive Bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments...
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    • Sect. 19th That the printing Presses shall be free to every person who undertakes to examine the proceedings of the Legislature, or of any branch or officer of Government: and no law shall ever be made to restrain the right thereof. The free...
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    • Section The Resolutions and advice of the Council shall be recorded in a Register and signed by the members agreeing thereto, which may be called for, by either House of the General Council, and any Counselor may enter his dissent, to the...
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    • to the age of thirty years, nor shall any person continue to exercise the duties of any of the said offices after he shall have attained, to the age of seventy years. Art. 6. The Judges of the Supreme and Circuit Courts, shall be appointed by...
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    • accusation against him, of meeting the witnesses face to face of having compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor - and in prosecutions by indictments or information, a speedy public trial by an impartial Jury of the vicinage nor...
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    • the exercise of his pastoral functions, shall be eligible to the office of Principal Chief or a seat in either House of the General Council. Art. 17. No person who denies the being of God, of future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any...
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