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  1. Feb 2023
    1. No major Articles were added or deleted. The individual property rights of the slave-owner was prioritized. No law could be passed about emancipation. Individuals could not free their own slaves. Immigration of slaves from other states could not be limited. Enslaved people continued to have the right to jury trials, punished as they would be against a White victim, “except in case of insurrection by such slave.”28 But to this was added: “or rape on a white female.”29 The nature of the changes make clear that the principle concern of the members of the secession Convention was to ensure the preservation of slavery.

      1861 Slavery differences added to the constitution.

    2. 836 1845 1861

      Texas Constitution articles

  2. May 2015
    1. Shipwrecking storms and direful thunders break,

      Shipwrecking storms and direful thunders break, at 1814..1861