New York State Constitution Research Paper by Lily-Ph.D.

New York State Constitution
The road leading to the creation of the first New York State constitution.
# 26448 | 4,185 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2002 | US

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This paper explores the process that resulted in the first New York State constitution. It first looks at the events leading up to the formation of the constitution and then discusses specific elements with the constitution itself. The paper also examines the influence of the United States constitution on the New York one and various amendments which have been made.

From the Paper:

"The creation of New York State's first constitution in 1777 is steeped in a rich and intricate history, sharing the historical stage with United States Constitution, which was undergoing is own genesis. While the United States Constitution reflected the sentiments of the national population, the New York Constitution helped to cement the ideals of a people that were distinct from the larger order. Indeed, New Yorkers were a different breed, which was evident from the inception of statehood as many personalities came forth."

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APA Format

New York State Constitution (2003, May 05) Retrieved November 26, 2022, from

MLA Format

"New York State Constitution" 05 May 2003. Web. 26 November. 2022. <>