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{{AKConstitution}}{{tnr}}'''The Preamble''' of the [[Alaska Constitution]] precedes fifteen articles and three ordinances, the latter covering official Alaskan governance from election processes to the abolition of fish traps<ref>[http://ltgov.state.ak.us/constitution.php?section=22 Ordinance 3, Pertaining to Fish Traps]</ref>.
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{{AKConstitution}}{{tnr}}'''The Preamble''' of the [[Alaska Constitution]] precedes fifteen articles and three ordinances, the latter covering official Alaskan governance from election processes to the abolition of fish traps.<ref>[http://ltgov.state.ak.us/constitution.php?section=22 ''The Constitution of the State of Alaska'', "Ordinance 3, Pertaining to Fish Traps", accessed March 26, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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We the people of Alaska, grateful to God and to those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land, in order to secure and transmit to succeeding generations our heritage of political, civil, and religious liberty within the Union of States, do ordain and establish this constitution for the State of Alaska.
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{{quote|We the people of Alaska, grateful to God and to those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land, in order to secure and transmit to succeeding generations our heritage of political, civil, and religious liberty within the Union of States, do ordain and establish this constitution for the State of Alaska.<ref>[http://ltgov.alaska.gov/treadwell/services/alaska-constitution.html ''Office of the Lt. Governor of Alaska'', "The Constitution of the State of Alaska", accessed March 26, 2014]</ref>}}
  
 
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* [http://ltgov.alaska.gov/treadwell/services/alaska-constitution.html The Constitution of the State of Alaska]
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* [http://w3.legis.state.ak.us/docs/pdf/citizens_guide.pdf The Alaska Constitution: A Citizen's Guide]
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* [https://www.alaska.edu/creatingalaska/constitutional-convention/ Creating Alaska: The Constitutional Convention]
  
* [http://ltgov.alaska.gov/treadwell/services/alaska-constitution/introduction-preamble.html Alaskan Constitutional Preamble]
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==Additional reading==
* [http://ltgov.alaska.gov/treadwell/services/alaska-constitution.html Alaska Constitutional Amendment Summary]
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=fFOv5d3Mbf4C&printsec=frontcover&dq=The+Constitutionalism+of+American+States&hl=en&sa=X&ei=GQIFU__0J8PmyQGSiYHwDg&ved=0CCsQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=The%20Constitutionalism%20of%20American%20States&f=false Connor, George E. Connor, and Christopher W. Hammons (2008). ''The Constitutionalism of American States.'' Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press.]
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*[http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199778294.do McBeath, Gerald A. (2011). ''The Alaska State Constitution.'' New York, New York: Oxford University Press.]
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Alaska Constitution
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Preamble
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Ordinances
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Amendments
The Preamble of the Alaska Constitution precedes fifteen articles and three ordinances, the latter covering official Alaskan governance from election processes to the abolition of fish traps.[1]

Preamble

Text of Preamble:
We the people of Alaska, grateful to God and to those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land, in order to secure and transmit to succeeding generations our heritage of political, civil, and religious liberty within the Union of States, do ordain and establish this constitution for the State of Alaska.[2][3]


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