Comparisons With Other State Constitutions

Many conventions in southern states looked to the Virginia Constitution for inspiration. Likewise, northern states admired New York's constitution. Shown above is a George Catlin painting of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1830.

Many conventions in southern states looked to the Virginia Constitution for inspiration. Likewise, northern states admired New York's constitution. Shown above is a George Catlin painting of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1830.

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