Oath or affirmation to support the constitution. Campus[ edit ] The Mountainlair Student Union is a popular place for students on campus. The Monongahela may have been the same as a people known as the Calicua, or Cali.
The next day convention delegates chose Francis H. More subsistence and yeoman farmers lived in the west and they were generally less supportive of slavery, although many counties were divided on their support.
Inthe paper split from the School of Journalism and became an independent campus entity governed by the Student Publications Board.
The DA was voted as the Princeton Review 's 10th-best college newspaper in the United States in15th inand 8th in Tours of the campus facilities are offered by individual colleges and organizations, including tours of the PRT. The unique aspect that makes the system "personal" is that a rider specifies their destination when entering the system and, depending on system load, West virginia PRT can dispatch a car that will travel directly to that station.
The oldest delegate in point of continuous service present at the assembly of the Legislature at West virginia officers thereof are to be selected, and if there be two or more such delegates with equal continuous service the one agreed upon by such delegates or chosen by such delegates by lot, shall call the House to order, and preside over it until the speaker thereof shall have been chosen, and have taken his seat.
The citizens of the state shall be entitled to vote at all elections held within the counties in which they respectively reside; but no person who is a minor, or who has been declared mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction, or who is under conviction of treason, felony or bribery in an election, or who has not been a resident of the state and of the county in which he offers to vote, for thirty days next preceding such offer, shall be permitted to vote while such disability continues; but no person in the military, naval or marine service West virginia the United States shall be deemed a resident of this state by reason of being stationed therein.
West virginia of the western and northern counties West virginia up a separate government under Francis Pierpont inwhich they called the Restored Government. Saltpeter caves had been employed throughout Appalachia for munitions; the border between West Virginia and Virginia includes the "Saltpeter Trail", a string of limestone caverns containing rich deposits of calcium nitrate that were rendered and sold to the government.
Salt mining had been underway since the 18th century, though it had largely played out by the time of the American Civil War, when the red salt of Kanawha County was a valued commodity of first Confederate, and later Union, forces.
To search this document, click "Control F" to call the find form of your browser. Meanwhile, officers for the new state were chosen, while Gov. The center sponsors some trips, including whitewater rafting on the Cheat River and hiking in the Monongahela National Forest.
Until a new apportionment shall be declared, the counties of Pleasants and Wood shall form the first delegate district, and elect three delegates; Ritchie and Calhoun, the second, and elect two delegates; Barbour, Harrison and Taylor, the third, and elect one delegate; Randolph and Tucker, the fourth, and elect one delegate; Nicholas, Clay and Webster, the fifth, and elect one delegate; McDowell and Wyoming, the sixth, and elect one delegate.
Every citizen shall be entitled to equal representation in the government, and, in all apportionments of representation, equality of numbers of those entitled thereto, shall as far as practicable, be preserved.
No person, except citizens entitled to vote, shall be elected or appointed to any state, county or municipal office; but the governor and judges must have attained the age of thirty, and the attorney general and senators the age of twenty-five years, at the beginning of their respective terms of service; and must have been citizens of the state for five years next preceding their election or appointment, or be citizens at the time this constitution goes into operation.
The publication was founded in and ceased publication in In suits at common law, where the value in controversy exceeds twenty dollars exclusive of interest and costs, the right of trial by jury, if required by either party, shall be preserved; and in such suit in a court of limited jurisdiction a jury shall consist of six persons.
Any member may be reappointed for any number of terms, and any vacancy shall be filled by the governor for the unexpired term. The governor, lieutenant-governor, the judiciary, sheriffs, and other county officers were to be elected by public vote.
However, in the second half of the 19th century, there was an even greater treasure not yet developed: Home rule for municipalities. Upon the convening of the Legislature in each odd-numbered year, each house shall proceed to organize by the election of its officers for two-year terms and both houses shall then in joint assembly open and publish the election returns delivered to the Legislature as prescribed by other provisions of this constitution and by general law.
No conviction shall work corruption of blood or forfeiture of estate. No hereditary emoluments, honors or privileges shall ever be granted or conferred in this state. Bands of guerrillas burned and plundered in some sections, and were not entirely suppressed until after the war ended.
The commission shall meet as often as may be necessary and shall within fifteen days after the beginning of the regular session of the Legislature in the year one thousand nine hundred seventy-one and within fifteen days after the beginning of the regular session in each fourth year thereafter submit by resolution to the Legislature its determination of compensation and expense allowances, which West virginia must be concurred in by at least four members of the commission.
However, for a long time, very small "personal" mines were the only practical development. The university created WVU Alert, a text-based alert system for quickly disseminating emergency situations to faculty, staff and students.
Any officer of the state may be impeached for maladministration, corruption, incompetency, gross immorality, neglect of duty, or any high crime or misdemeanor. Professor Earl Lemley Corechairman of the Biology Department, then convinced President Irvin Stewart to set the property aside for the study of biology and botany.
No person who may have collected or been entrusted with public money, whether state, county, township, district, or other municipal organization, shall be eligible to the Legislature, or to any office of honor, trust, or profit in this state, until he shall have duly accounted for and paid over such money according to law.
This directory is made available to all owners, both public and private, who purchase engineering services. Regardless of sex all persons, who are otherwise qualified, shall be eligible to serve as petit jurors, in both civil and criminal cases, as grand jurors and as coroner's jurors.
This included some hold-over state senators whose four-year terms had begun inand some who vacated their offices to convene in Wheeling. When this First Wheeling Convention met, delegates from 25 counties were present, though more than one-third of the delegates were from the northern panhandle area,  but soon there was a division of sentiment.
On August West virginia entirely new constitution was adopted. The Legislature shall not confer upon any court, or judge, the power of appointment to office, further than the same is herein provided for.
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