Massachusetts Constitution of 1780; Article 1

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Dublin Core

Title

Massachusetts Constitution of 1780; Article 1
1779 John Adams, Samuel Adams, and James Bowduin drafting the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780

Subject

Political Leaders/Elites

Creator

John Adams, Samuel Adams and James Bowduin.

Source

Malegislator.gov
Mass.gov

Publisher

Massachusetts State Convention of 1780

Date

June 15, 1780

Contributor

A Kittle

Format

Text.

Language

English

Type

Text

Coverage

United States 18th Century

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

All men are born free and equal, and have certain natural, essential, and unalienable rights; among which may be reckoned the right of enjoying and defending their lives and liberties; that of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property; in fine, that of seeking and obtaining their safety and happiness.

Original Format

Legal Document

Citation

John Adams, Samuel Adams and James Bowduin., “Massachusetts Constitution of 1780; Article 1,” Digital Histories, accessed March 2, 2024, https://digitalhistories.kennesaw.edu/items/show/84.