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Part One The History of the Vermont Constitution, The History and Development of the Vermont Constitution

From: The Vermont State Constitution

William C. Hill

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 May 2021

Vermont is one of the smallest of the fifty states in territory and population. It is bounded on the north by the province of Quebec in Canada, containing Montreal and Quebec, cities that loomed large in Vermont’s history; its eastern border is the west bank of the Connecticut River; its southern boundary is an arbitrary line separating Vermont from Massachusetts and New York; and on the west, it is protected by the waters of Lake Champlain, scence of decisive battles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The French explorer Samuel de Champlain recorded...
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