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0816 76 ACTS OF shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any plece subject to their jurisdiction. SEC. 2d. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation; therefore Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, That the foregoing recited article, thirteen, (13) be, and the same is hereby, fully approved and ratified as a part of the Constitution of the United States. APPROVED, this 20th April, 1865. OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE, Little Rock, Arks., August 31st, 1865. I certify that the foregoing printed laws and resolutions are true copies, respectively, of the original rolls on file in my office, with the exception of those words included or omitted [thus] to correct obvious errors. ROBERT J. T. WHITE, Secretary of State. INDEX. Page. PREAMBLE - 5 action of convention of 1861, declared null and void, 6 county boundaries and rights of individuals not to be effected, 5 Article I. Boundaries of the State 8 Article II. Declaration of Rights. Preamble 6 Section 1. Equality and rights of freemen, 6 2. Political power in the people, 6 3: Rights of conscience, 7 4. Civil rights not diminished by religious belief, 7 5. Elections free, 7 6. Trial by jury, 7 7. Freedom of press, thought and speechs 7 8. Libels, 7 9. Searches, 7 10. No freeman punished but by law, 7 11. rights in accused in criminal cases, 7 12. Not to be tried twice for same offence, 8 13. Penalties, 8 14. Indictment, 8 15. attaints, 8 16. Right of bail and habeas corpus, 8 17. Bail, 8 18. Ex post facto laws, ect., 8 19. Monopolies, hereditary honors, etc., prohibited, 9 20. Right of citizehs to assemble, 8 21. Arms, right to keep and bear, 8 22. Quartering soldiers, 8
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