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Article IX - Taxation, Section 3

This states that "no new debt shall be created against, or incurred by, this state, or its authority, except to repel invasion or suppress insurrection…." The debt the Civil War left made legislators want to curtail any excessive spending in order to keep the budget in check.

Creator: Constitutional Convention of 1875
Date: 1875
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Constitution

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