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Excerpt from the 1865 Alabama Constitution.

Similar to the voting restrictions of the 1819 and 1861 Constitutions, this excerpt from the 1865 Constitution includes Article VIII, Section 1, which establishes that white males age 21 and older are eligible to vote.

Date: 1865
Repository: Alabama Legislature
Format: Constitution

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