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ALABAMA. The name of one of the new states of the United States of America. This state was admitted into the Union by the resolution of congress, approved December 14th, 1819, 3 Sto. L. U. S. 1804, by which it is resolved that the state of Alabama shall be one, and is hereby declared to be one of the United States of America, and admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original states, in all respects whatever. The convention which framed the constitution in this state, assembled at the town of Huntsville on Monday the fifth day of July, 1819, and continued in session by adjournment, until the second day of August, 1819, when the constitution was adopted.
     2. The powers of the government are divided by the constitution into three distinct, departments; and each of them confided to a separate body of magistracy, to wit: those which are legislative, to one; those which are executive, to another; and those which are judicial, to a third. Art. 2,
     3.-1. The legislative power of the state is vested in two distinct branches; the one styled the senate, the other the house of representatives, and both together, the general assembly of the state of Alabama. 1. The senate is never to be less than one-fourth nor more than one-third of the whole number of representatives. Senators are chosen by the qualified electors for the term of three years, at the same time, in the same manner, and at the same place, where they vote for members of the house of representatives; one-third of the whole number of senators are elected every year. Art. 3, s. 12. 2. The house of representatives is to consist of not less than forty-four, nor more than sixty members, until the number of white inhabitant's shall be one hundred thousand; and after that event, the whole number of representatives shall never be less than sixty, nor more than one hundred. Art. 3, B. 9. The members of the house of representatives are chosen by the qualified electors for the term of one year, from the commencement of the general election, and no longer.
     4.-2. The supreme executive power is vested in a chief magistrate, styled the governor of the state of Alabama. He is elected by the qualified electors, at the time and places when they respectively vote for representatives; he holds his office for the term of two years from the time of his installation, and until a successor is duly qualified; and is not eligible more than four years in any term of six years. t. 4. He is invested, among other things, with the veto power. Ib. s. 16. In cases of vacancies, the president of the senate acts as governor. Art. 4, s. 18.
     5.-3. The judicial power is vested in one supreme court, circuit courts to be held in each county in the state, and such inferior courts of law and, equity, to consist of not more than five members, as the general assembly may, from time to time direct, ordain, and establish. Art. 6, S. 1.

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If Trump had hoped for such a reaction, Alabamians likely enjoyed the distraction after months under the microscope.
Then he spoke of Alabama, "the place that I love," and of the Alabamians who had always been there--when he welcomed his children into the world, when he buried his parents and brother, when he opened the doors of his drag stores and the people came to trade.
Alabama's income tax takes a greater portion of the scarce resources of Alabama's lowest wage earners, while the highest income-earning Alabamians are able to significantly lighten their tax burden with benefits that most other states and the federal government do not allow.
This continued historic decline in our unemployment rate, coupled with the fact that Alabamas businesses are employing more Alabamians than ever before, shows that we are truly moving forward and proving to everyone that Alabama is a great place to live and do business.
As a transplanted Alabamian and resident of Jackson, then Indianola, for nearly 20 years, I grew to love the people of Mississippi, the wonderful traditions they embrace, and the state itself.
Horry, an affable Alabamian, continues to do that well enough to suit Harris, who bristled at the suggestion that the sixth-year forward is in any way struggling.
com)-- "Sweet Home Alabama, I'm pleased to see a marketplace online that will help contractors find and compare discount tools," said Michael Cross, an Alabamian woodworking enthusiast when he learned about the plans from ForeignTRADEX to launch a Hand & Power Tools Manufacturers Directory at a http://www.
The work of plantation nostalgists was reserved for romance, sentimental literature, and the occasional attempt at patronizing humor, with Alabama contributing a children's classic of the genre in Sara Louise Pyrnelle's Diddie Dumps and Tog Serious attempts to preserve and represent traditions of African-American narrative, on the other hand, were also made by Joel Chandler Harris in the Uncle Remusstories and analogously by Alabamian Robert Wilson Burton in the tales of Marengo Jake.
Serious attempts to preserve and represent traditions of African-American narrative, on the other hand, were also made by Joel Chandler Harris in the Uncle Remus stories and analogously by Alabamian Robert Wilson Burton in the tales of Marengo Jake.
It just shows that the people in Linden could have made it work if they had tried," I said to one Alabamian close to the Demopolis story.
The economic profile of Black Alabamian has been intrinsically linked to the socio-political culture of the state.
His fame would endure long after the world and even the state had forgotten that Cathy Yvonne Stone, a 32-year-old Alabamian featured in People, was the long-lost illegitimate daughter of Hank ("Your Cheatin' Heart") Williams.