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Article 3 of the Alabama Constitution of 1819

The constitution includes articles on various subjects, and this article governs eligibility for the franchise. Alabama's first constitution allowed white males who were at least twenty-one to vote. There was no property requirement like many other constitutions at the time.

Creator: Alabama Constitutional Convention
Date: 1819 August 2
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Constitution

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Grade 5: Standard(s) 10
Grade 7 (Civics): Standard(s) 4
Grade 10: Standard(s) 8
Grade 12 (US Government): Standard(s) 5

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