This article, which supports ratification of the 1875 Constitution, highlights the changes the new document made over the previous one. It asks, "Will they have such a Constitution? … Or will they stay, at home and not vote, and thus take the Constitution of 1867, forced upon them by military power, made by carpetbaggers and thieves and adventurers...?"
Creator: Pickens County Herald and West Alabamian
Date: 1875 October 20
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Newspaper clipping