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... Main article Government of Alabama The foundational document for Alabama's government is the Alabama Constitution, which was ratified in 1901 ... and 310,000 words, it is the world's longest constitution and is roughly forty times the length of the U.S ... Constitution ...
... The Constitution does not require that states be admitted on an "equal footing" with the original states ... the jurisdiction of the state of Alabama over navigable waters within the state ... The Court held, Alabama is, therefore, entitled to the sovereignty and jurisdiction over all the territory within her limits.. ...
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“The Federal Constitution has stood the test of more than a hundred years in supplying the powers that have been needed to make the Central Government as strong as it ought to be, and with this movement toward uniform legislation and agreements between the States I do not see why the Constitution may not serve our people always.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“While over Alabama earth
These words are gently spoken:
Serveand hate will die unborn.
Loveand chains are broken.”
—Langston Hughes (20th century)