The Maine Constitution was unanimously approved by the 210 delegates to the Maine Constitutional Convention in October 1819. On February 25, 1820, the General Court passed a follow-up measure officially accepting the fact of Maine’s imminent statehood.
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Maine Statehood, Maine Politics, Maine Government
United States History
Maine Constitutional Convention, "Constitution for the State of Maine: Formed in Convention at Portland, 29th of October, A.D. 1819" (1819). Maine Bicentennial. 6.