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14th Amendment

Text of 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Assembly Joint Resolution No. 1, ratifying the 14th Amendment
11 September 1866
Senate Joint Resolution No. 1, withdrawing consent to proposed 14th Amendment 
19-20 February 1868
Message of Gov. Marcus L. Ward vetoing Senate Joint
Resolution No. 1
25 February 1868
Senate Override of Gov. Marcus L. Ward's Veto
5 March 1868
House of Assembly Override of Gov. Marcus L. Ward's Veto
24 March 1868
Senate Joint Resolution No. 16 revoking withdrawal of ratification of 14th Amendment
23 April 2003

Assembly Joint Resolution No. 1, ratifying the 14th Amendment, 11 September 1866

Assembly Joint Resolution No. 1

State of New Jersey


Joint Resolution ratifying the amendment of the Constitution of the United States

1. Be it Resolved by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey that the amendment to the Constitution of the United States proposed at [pg. 1]

the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress by a resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, to the several state legislatures, be and the same is hereby ratified upon the part of this legislature and made a part of the Constitution...

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Senate Joint Resolution No. 1, withdrawing consent to proposed 14th Amendment

Senate
Joint Resolution No. 1
State of New Jersey



Joint Resolution withdrawing the consent of this state to the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States, entitled Article XIV and rescinding the Joint Resolution approved September Eleven


th Anno Domini Eighteen hundred and Sixty Six, whereby it was resolved that said proposed amendment was ratified by [pg. 1]


the Legislature of this state.

The Legislature of the State of New Jersey having seriously and deliberately considered the present situation of the United States, do declare and make known: That the basis of all government is the consent of the governed...

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Message of Governor Marcus L. Ward vetoing Senate Joint Resolution No. 1

Message
of
His Excellency, Marcus L. Ward
Vetoing Senate Joint Resolution No. 1



STATE OF NEW JERSEY,
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
TRENTON, Feb’y 25, 1868.

To the Honorable the Senate of the State of New Jersey:

MR. PRESIDENT: — I herewith beg leave respectfully to return, without my approval, Senate Joint Resolution number one, entitled a “Joint Resolution withdrawing the consent of this State to the proposed Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, entitled ‘Article Fourteen,’ and rescinding the Joint Resolution approved September eleventh, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-six, whereby it was resolved that said proposed Amendment was ratified by the Legislature of this State.”

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Senate Override of Governor Marcus L. Ward's Veto

In the Senate
March fifth 1868


The Joint Resolutions entitled “Joint Resolutions rescinding Joint Resolution approved September Eleventh Anno Domini Eighteen hundred and sixty six relative to amending the Constitution of the United States and withdrawing the assent of the State of New Jersey to the proposed fourteenth Constitutional Amendment” having been returned by the Governor with his objections to the Senate in which it originated, and the objections having been entered at large on their journal, the Senate proceeded to reconsider them and:

Resolved, That the said Joint Resolutions do pass, the objections of the Governor to the contrary notwithstanding, a majority of the Senate agreeing to pass the same.

By order of the Senate

H. S. Little, President of Senate  


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House of Assembly Override of Governor Marcus L. Ward's Veto

House of Assembly
March 24, 1868


The Joint Resolutions entitled “Joint Resolutions rescinding Joint Resolution approved September Eleventh Anno Domini Eighteen hundred and sixty six relative to amending the Constitution of the United States and withdrawing the assent of the State of New Jersey to the proposed fourteenth Constitutional Amendment” having been sent to this House by the Senate together with the objections of the Governor thereto and having been reconsidered by this House:

Resolved, That the said Joint Resolutions do pass, the objections of the Governor to the contrary notwithstanding a majority of the House of Assembly agreeing to pass the same.

By order of the House of Assembly,

A. O. Evans, Speaker of House of Assembly  


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Senate Joint Resolution No. 16 revoking withdrawal of ratification of 14th Amendment

Senate Joint Resolution No. 16


State of New Jersey
210th Legislature

INTRODUCED JANUARY 24, 22 

Sponsored by:

Senator LEONARD LANCE
District 23 (Warren and Hunterdon)
Senator NIA H. GILL
District 34 (Essex and Passaic)
Assemblyman NEIL M. COHEN
District 20 (Union) 

Co-Sponsored by: Senators McNamara, Allen, Cardinale,
Assemblymen O'Toole and Doherty 

SYNOPSIS

Revokes Joint Resolution No. IV of 1868 which sought to withdraw New Jersey’s ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment.

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