Arkansas: Polity Style: 1819-2022 - Archontology.org

Arkansas: Polity Style: 1819-2022

4 Jul 1819 part of the Missouri Territory is organised as a territory of the United States in accordance with an act passed by the Congress of the United States (passed by the House of Representatives 20 Feb 1819, passed by the Senate 1 Mar 1819, signed into law 2 Mar 1819, effective 4 Jul 1819 as provided by Sec. 1) (Statutes at Large, 3:493-496) [1]
4 Jul 1819 - 15 Jun 1836 Territory of Arkansas [2]
15 Jun 1836 admitted to the United States under the name of the State of Arkansas in accordance with an act passed by the Congress of the United States (passed by the Senate 4 Apr 1836, House of Representatives 13 Jun 1836, signed into law 15 Jun 1836) (Statutes at Large, 5:50-52) [3]
15 Jun 1836 - State of Arkansas
6 May 1861 seceded from the United States in accordance with an ordinance passed by the Convention 6 May 1861 (Arkansas Convention 1861, pp. 121-124; Arkansas Ordinances 1861, pp. 3-6)
20 May 1861 admitted to the Confederate States of America in accordance with an act passed by the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States 18 May 1861 and signed into law 20 May 1861 (Confederate Congress Journal, 1:244; Statutes at Large of the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America, p. 120) [4]
11 Apr 1864 the Ordinance of Secession was declared null and void in accordance with the Constitution of 1864 (effective upon the publication of the results of the referendum by a proclamation of the Provisional Governor of the State of Arkansas dated 11 Apr 1864) (National Democrat, 11 Apr 1864)
22 Jun 1868 process of the re-admission of the State of Arkansas to the United States is completed in accordance with an act of the Congress of the United States (passed by the House of Representatives 8 May 1868, by the Senate 1 Jun 1868, vetoed 20 Jun 1868, veto overridden: House of Representatives 20 Jun 1868, Senate 22 Jun 1868) (Statutes at Large, 15:72-73) [5]

[1] Full title: An act establishing a separate territorial government, in the southern part of the territory of Missouri.
[2] The spelling used in the act of the United States Congress of 2 Mar 1819 was "Arkansaw territory." The same definition was used in the commissions of territorial governors issued by the President of the United States in 1819, 1825, 1828 and 1829.
[3] Full title: An Act for the admission of the State of Arkansas into the Union, and to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States, within the same, and for other purposes.
[4] Full title: An Act to admit the State of Arkansas into the Confederacy.
[5] Full title: An Act to admit the State of Arkansas to Representation in Congress.
Last updated on: 06 Feb 2022 17:44:06