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Civil government: Florida and United States.


Examines and explains the articles and sections of the Constitution of the State of Florida for the purpose of providing instruction on civil government. This is followed by a briefer examination of the Constitution of the United States. Each part includes a "Topical analysis" which arranges the provisions of the constitutions according to subject matter.

Table of Contents

Origin and advantages and forms of government -- Constitutions -- Preamble and declaration of rights -- Boundaries and distribution of powers -- The legislative department -- The executive department -- The judiciary department -- Suffrage and eligibility. Election law -- Census and apportionment. Counties and cities -- Taxation and finance. Laws governing the collection of taxes -- Homestead and exemptions -- Education. Summary of school law. Examination and certification of teachers. Studies to be taught. The state schools -- Public institutions -- Militia and public health --Miscellaneous provisions -- Amendments. Schedule. Local option -- Relation of our state to the nation. Relation to the legislative department. Relation to the executive department. Judicial branch of federal government.


Includes index. Signed by the author on end papers: "Presented by Dr. W. F. Yocum, Gainesville, Fla, July 1906." "Important changes made by the legislature of 1905" (p. [215-216]), on pink tinted paper. Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2003. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.


Florida -- Constitution; Florida -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950; Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913 -- The New Century and a Growing State, 1899-1913; Political science


DeLand, Fla.


E. O. Painter Printing Company

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x, 266 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 19 cm.



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Civil government in Florida under state and federal constitutions.



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