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Alabama Bronze Map

A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History

image from Bronze Map: 'First State Constitution, 1819'

 

84. First State Constitution, 1819
Huntsville, Madison County

 

Here delegates drafted Alabama's first constitution in anticipation of Alabama's admission to the Union in 1819. At the time it was recognized as one of the most democratic of all state constitutions.