Also known as the "Radical" or "Reconstruction Constitution." The document was revised by the constitutional convention on November 5, 1867, and ratified in 1868. Article 7 focuses on the franchise as the 1867 convention perceived it. Section 4 contains the oath that citizens had to take in order to be reinstated on the voting register. The last page is signed by Elijah Wolsey Peck, president of the convention, Robert Barber, secretary of the convention, and 65 of the convention delegates. The document is written on 21 sheets of parchment, each page glued to the one below it; it is approximately 33.5 feet long and 18 inches wide.
Creator: Alabama Legislature
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History