Read the state Constitution lately?

The current North Carolina State Constitution has grown out of the original constitution produced in December 1776, when the Fifth Provincial Congress led by Speaker Richard Caswell legislated the Constitution of 1776. That original was then replaced by the Constitution of 1868, followed by the Constitution of 1971. For more historical background, check here in NCPedia.

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    PoliticallyPurpleNC examines -- from a nonpartisan angle -- the legislative decisions of the North Carolina General Assembly and their potential effects on the citizens of the state. It does so in a setting that includes context -- historical background and social implications. PPNC encourages rational, nonpartisan evaluation and advocacy for the good of the whole.
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