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."
- State constitution
- Constitutional article
- Constitutional amendment
- Constitutional revision
- Constitutional convention
- The Heritage Foundation, "Massachusetts Constitution"
- Social Law Library Research Council, "Timeline of the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780"