Part the Second, Massachusetts Constitution
|Part the First|
|Part the Second:|
|Articles of Amendment|
These chapters define the regulations set upon the Massachusetts government. It also contains a preamble to precede the chapters.
| Text of Preamble:
The people, inhabiting the territory formerly called the Province of Massachusetts Bay, do hereby solemnly and mutually agree with each other, to form themselves into a free, sovereign, and independent body politic, or state by the name of "THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS"