List of Constitutions of the World

List of Constitutions of the World

The Encyclopedia offers (in most cases, authoritative) translations of the constitutions of most countries. In some cases, complementing the official documents are introductory and comparative notes and cross references examining amendments, and highlighting pertinent historical, political, and economic factors.

List of Constitutions with some additional information

This list includes the dates of adoption, revisions, and major amendments.

Afghanistan sixth constitution drafted 14 December 2003 – 4 January 2004; signed 16 January 2004; ratified 26 January 2004
Akrotiri Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia Order in Council 1960, effective 16 August 1960, functions as a basic legal document
Albania approved by parliament 21 October 1998; adopted by popular referendum 22 November 1998; promulgated 28 November 1998
Algeria 8 September 1963; revised 19 November 1976; effective 22 November 1976; revised several times
American Samoa ratified 2 June 1966; amended 2008
Andorra Andorra’s first written constitution was drafted in 1991; approved by referendum 14 March 1993; effective 28 April 1993
Angola adopted by National Assembly 5 February 2010
Anguilla Anguilla Constitutional Order 1 April 1982; amended 1990
Antigua and Barbuda 1 November 1981
Argentina 1 May 1853; amended many times starting in 1860
Armenia adopted by nationwide referendum 5 July 1995; amendments adopted through a nationwide referendum 27 November 2005
Aruba 1 January 1986
Australia 9 July 1900; effective 1 January 1901
Austria 1 October 1920; revised 1929; reinstated 1 May 1945; revised many times; note – during the period 1 May 1934-1 May 1945 there was a fascist (corporative) constitution in place
Azerbaijan adopted 12 November 1995; modified by referendum 24 August 2002
Bahamas, The 10 July 1973
Bahrain adopted 14 February 2002
Bangladesh enacted 4 November 1972; effective 16 December 1972; suspended following coup of 24 March 1982; restored 10 November 1986; amended many times
Barbados 30 November 1966
Belarus 15 March 1994; revised by national referendum 24 November 1996 giving the presidency greatly expanded powers; became effective 27 November 1996; revised again 17 October 2004 removing presidential term limits
Belgium drafted 25 November 1830; approved by a Belgium National Congress 7 February 1831; entered into force 26 July 1831; amended many times; revised 14 July 1993 to create a federal state; in 1967 an official Dutch version of the constitution was adopted; in 1991 an official German version of the constitution was adopted; in 1993 an official consolidated version of the constitution was adopted
Belize 21 September 1981
Benin adopted by referendum 2 December 1990
Bermuda 8 June 1968; amended 1989 and 2003
Bhutan ratified 18 July 2008
Bolivia 7 February 2009
Bosnia and Herzegovina the Dayton Peace Accords, signed 14 December 1995 in Paris, included a constitution; note – each of the entities and cantons also has its own constitution
Botswana March 1965; effective 30 September 1966
Brazil 5 October 1988
British Virgin Islands 13 June 2007
Brunei 29 September 1959 (some provisions suspended under a State of Emergency since December 1962, others since independence on 1 January 1984)
Bulgaria adopted 12 July 1991
Burkina Faso approved by referendum 2 June 1991; formally adopted 11 June 1991; last amended January 2002
Burma approved by referendum 29 May 2008; reformed by a series of acts in 2011
Burundi ratified by popular referendum 28 February 2005
Cambodia promulgated 21 September 1993
Cameroon approved by referendum 20 May 1972; adopted 2 June 1972; revised January 1996; amended April 2008
Canada the written part of the constitution consists of the Constitution Act of 29 March 1867, which created a federation of four provinces, and the Constitution Act of 17 April 1982, which transferred formal control over the constitution from Britain to Canada, and added a Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as well as procedures for constitutional amendments
Cape Verde 25 September 1992; a major revision on 23 November 1995 substantially increased the powers of the president; a 1999 revision created the position of national ombudsman (Provedor de Justica)
Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009, 6 November 2009
Central African Republic ratified by popular referendum 5 December 2004; effective 27 December 2004
Chad passed by referendum 31 March 1996; a June 2005 referendum removed constitutional term limits
Chile 11 September 1980, effective 11 March 1981; amended several times
China most recent promulgation 4 December 1982; amended several times
Christmas Island Christmas Island Act 1958-59 (1 October 1958); amended by Territories Law Reform Act 1992
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955 (23 November 1955); amended by Territories Law Reform Act 1992
Colombia 5 July 1991; amended many times
Comoros 23 December 2001
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 18 February 2006
Congo, Republic of the approved by referendum 20 January 2002
Cook Islands 4 August 1965
Costa Rica 7 November 1949
Cote d’Ivoire approved by referendum 23 July 2000
Croatia adopted 22 December 1990; revised 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, and 2010
Cuba 24 February 1976; amended July 1992 and June 2002
Curacao Staatsregeling adopted by island council 5 September 2010; entered into force 10 October 2010; revised Kingdom Charter pending
Cyprus 16 August 1960 (from December 1963, the Turkish Cypriots no longer participated in the government)
Czech Republic ratified 16 December 1992, effective 1 January 1993; amended several times
Denmark 5 June 1953; note – constitution allowed for a unicameral legislature and a female chief of state
Dhekelia Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia Order in Council 1960, effective 16 August 1960, functions as a basic legal document
Djibouti approved by referendum 4 September 1992; note – constitution allows for multiple parties
Dominica 3 November 1978
Dominican Republic 28 November 1966; amended 25 July 2002 and January 2010
Ecuador 20 October 2008; this is Ecuador’s 20th constitution
Egypt new constitution passed by referendum 15-22 December 2012, signed by the president 26 December 2012
El Salvador 20 December 1983
Equatorial Guinea approved by national referendum 17 November 1991; amended January 1995 and November 2011
Eritrea adopted 23 May 1997, but never fully implemented
Estonia adopted 28 June 1992
Ethiopia ratified 8 December 1994, effective 22 August 1995
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1 January 2009
Faroe Islands 5 June 1953 (Danish Constitution)
Fiji enacted 25 July 1997; effective 28 July 1998; note – constitution encourages multiculturalism and makes multiparty government mandatory
Finland 1 March 2000
France adopted by referendum 28 September 1958; effective 4 October 1958; amended many times
note: amended in 1962 concerning election of president; amended to comply with provisions of 1992 EC Maastricht Treaty, 1997 Amsterdam Treaty, 2003 Treaty of Nice; amended in 1993 to tighten immigration laws; amended in 2000 to change the seven-year presidential term to a five-year term; amended in 2005 to make the EU constitutional treaty compatible with the Constitution of France and to ensure that the decision to ratify EU accession treaties would be made by referendum
French Polynesia 4 October 1958 (French Constitution)
Gabon adopted 14 March 1991
Gambia, The approved by national referendum 8 August 1996; effective 16 January 1997
Georgia adopted 24 August 1995
Germany 23 May 1949, known as Basic Law; became constitution of the united Germany 3 October 1990
Ghana approved 28 April 1992
Gibraltar 5 June 2006; came into force 2 January 2007
Greece 11 June 1975; amended March 1986, April 2001, and May 2008
Greenland (June 2009) Act on Greenland Self Government
Grenada 19 December 1973
Guam Organic Act of Guam, 1 August 1950
Guatemala 31 May 1985, effective 14 January 1986; suspended 25 May 1993; reinstated 5 June 1993; amended November 1993
Guernsey unwritten; partly statutes, partly common law and practice
Guinea 7 May 2010 (Loi Fundamentale)
Guinea-Bissau 16 May 1984; amended several times
Guyana 6 October 1980
Haiti approved March 1987; this is Haiti’s 23rd constitution
Holy See (Vatican City) Fundamental Law promulgated by Pope JOHN PAUL II 26 November 2000, effective 22 February 2001 (replaced the first Fundamental Law of 1929)
Honduras 11 January 1982, effective 20 January 1982; amended many times
Hong Kong The Basic Law, approved March 1990 by China’s National People’s Congress, is Hong Kong’s charter
Hungary 25 April 2011, effective 1 January 2012
Iceland 16 June 1944, effective 17 June 1944; amended many times
India 26 January 1950; amended many times
Indonesia August 1945; abrogated by Federal Constitution of 1949 and Provisional Constitution of 1950, restored 5 July 1959; series of amendments concluded in 2002
Iran 2-3 December 1979; revised 1989
note: the revision in 1989 expanded powers of the presidency and eliminated the prime ministership
Iraq ratified 15 October 2005 (subject to review by the Constitutional Review Committee and a possible public referendum)
Ireland adopted 1 July 1937 by plebiscite; effective 29 December 1937
Isle of Man unwritten; note – The Isle of Man Constitution Act of 1961 does not embody the unwritten Manx Constitution
Israel no formal constitution; some of the functions of a constitution are filled by the Declaration of Establishment (1948), the Basic Laws of the parliament (Knesset), and the Israeli citizenship law; note – since May 2003 the Constitution, Law, and Justice Committee of the Knesset has been working on a draft constitution
Italy passed 11 December 1947, effective 1 January 1948; amended many times
Jamaica 6 August 1962
Japan 3 May 1947
Jersey unwritten; partly statutes, partly common law and practice
Jordan 1 January 1952; amended many times
Kazakhstan first post-independence constitution adopted 28 January 1993; new constitution adopted by national referendum 30 August 1995, amended May 2007 and February 2011
Kenya 27 August 2010; note – the new constitution introduced major institutional, electoral, and structural reforms, including devolution of power to 47 counties and establishment of a bicameral legislature; implementation of all elements of the constitution is scheduled to take five years and requires significant legislative action, much of which has been taken
Kiribati 12 July 1979
Korea, North adopted 1948; revised several times
Korea, South 17 July 1948; note – amended or rewritten many times; current constitution approved 29 October 1987
Kosovo adopted by the Kosovo Assembly 9 April 2008; effective 15 June 2008
Kuwait approved and promulgated 11 November 1962
Kyrgyzstan 27 June 2010
Laos promulgated 14 August 1991; amended in 2003
Latvia 15 February 1922; restored to force by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Latvia adopted by the Supreme Council 21 August 1991; multiple amendments since
Lebanon 23 May 1926; amended a number of times, most recently in 1990 to include changes necessitated by the Charter of Lebanese National Reconciliation (Ta’if Accord) of October 1989
Lesotho 2 April 1993
Liberia 6 January 1986
Libya none; note – Libya has yet to draft a new constitution
Liechtenstein 5 October 1921; amended 15 September 2003
Lithuania adopted 25 October 1992; last amended 25 April 2006
Luxembourg 17 October 1868; occasional revisions
Macau The Basic Law, approved 31 March 1993 by China’s National People’s Congress, is Macau’s charter
Macedonia adopted 17 November 1991, effective 20 November 1991; amended November 2001, 2005, and in 2009
note: amended November 2001 by a series of new constitutional amendments strengthening minority rights, in 2005 with amendments related to the judiciary, and in 2009 with amendments related to the threshold required to elect the president
Madagascar passed by referendum 17 November 2010; promulgated 11 December 2010 (2010)
Malawi 18 May 1994
Malaysia 31 August 1957; amended many times
Maldives new constitution ratified 7 August 2008
Mali adopted 12 January 1992
Malta 1964; amended many times
Marshall Islands 1 May 1979
Mauritania 12 July 1991
Mauritius 12 March 1968; amended 12 March 1992
Mexico 5 February 1917
Micronesia, Federated States of 10 May 1979
Moldova adopted 29 July 1994; effective 27 August 1994; note – replaced 1979 Soviet Constitution
Monaco 17 December 1962; modified 2 April 2002
Mongolia 13 January 1992
Montenegro approved 19 October 2007 (by the Assembly)
Montserrat Montserrat Constitution Order 2010, effective 1 September 2011
Morocco 10 March 1972; revised 4 September 1992, amended September 1996; revised constitution approved by referendum 1 July 2011 referendum
Mozambique 30 November 1990
Namibia ratified 9 February 1990, effective 12 March 1990
Nauru 29 January 1968; amended 17 May 1968
Nepal 15 January 2007 (interim Constitution); note – in April 2008, the Constituent Assembly (CA) was elected as an interim parliament to draft and promulgate a new constitution by May 2010; the deadline was extended four times, mostly recently until May 2012 when the CA was dissolved without completing a new constitution
Netherlands adopted 1815; amended many times
New Caledonia 4 October 1958 (French Constitution)
New Zealand consists of a series of legal documents, including certain acts of the UK and New Zealand parliaments, as well as The Constitution Act 1986, which is the principal formal charter; adopted 1 January 1987, effective 1 January 1987
Nicaragua 9 January 1987; revised in 1995, 2000, and 2005
Niger adopted 31 October 2010
Nigeria adopted 5 May 1999; effective 29 May 1999
Niue 19 October 1974 (Niue Constitution Act)
Norfolk Island Norfolk Island Act 1979; amended 2005
Northern Mariana Islands Constitution of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands effective 1 January 1978; Covenant Agreement fully effective 4 November 1986
Norway 17 May 1814; amended many times
Pakistan 12 April 1973; suspended 5 July 1977, restored 30 December 1985; suspended 15 October 1999, restored in stages in 2002; amended 31 December 2003; suspended 3 November 2007; restored 15 December 2007; last amended 28 February 2012
Palau 1 January 1981
Panama 11 October 1972; revised several times
Papua New Guinea 16 September 1975
Paraguay promulgated 20 June 1992
Peru 29 December 1993
Philippines 2 February 1987, effective 11 February 1987
Pitcairn Islands The Pitcairn Constitution Order 2010, effective 4 March 2010
Poland adopted by the National Assembly 2 April 1997; passed by national referendum 25 May 1997; effective 17 October 1997
Portugal adopted 2 April 1976; subsequently revised
Puerto Rico ratified 3 March 1952; approved by US Congress 3 July 1952; effective 25 July 1952
Qatar ratified by public referendum 29 April 2003; endorsed by the Amir 8 June 2004, effective 9 June 2005
Romania 8 December 1991; revised 29 October 2003
Russia adopted 12 December 1993
Rwanda constitution passed by referendum 26 May 2003
Saint Barthelemy 4 October 1958 (French Constitution)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha the Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Constitution Order 2009, effective 1 September 2009
Saint Kitts and Nevis 19 September 1983
Saint Lucia 22 February 1979
Saint Martin 4 October 1958 (French Constitution)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 4 October 1958 (French Constitution)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27 October 1979
Samoa 1 January 1962
San Marino 8 October 1600; electoral law of 1926 serves some of the functions of a constitution
Sao Tome and Principe approved March 1990, effective 10 September 1990
Saudi Arabia governed according to Islamic law; the Basic Law that articulates the government’s rights and responsibilities was promulgated by royal decree in 1992
Senegal adopted 7 January 2001; amended many times
Serbia adopted 8 November 2006; effective 10 November 2006
Seychelles 18 June 1993
Sierra Leone 1 October 1991; amended several times
Singapore 3 June 1959; amended 1965 (based on pre-independence State of Singapore constitution)
Sint Maarten Staatsregeling, 10 October 2010; revised Kingdom Charter pending
Slovakia ratified 1 September 1992, effective 1 January 1993; changed September 1998; amended February 2001
note: the change in September 1998 allowed direct election of the president; the amendment of February 2001 allowed Slovakia to apply for NATO and EU membership
Slovenia adopted 23 December 1991; amended 14 July 1997 and 25 July 2000
Solomon Islands 7 July 1978
Somalia Provisional Constitution for the Federal Republic of Somalia, approved by a constitutional assembly 1 August 2012.
South Africa 10 December 1996; note – certified by the Constitutional Court 4 December 1996; was signed by then President MANDELA 10 December 1996; and entered into effect 4 February 1997
South Sudan Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan 2011, effective 9 July 2011
Spain approved by legislature 31 October 1978; passed by referendum 6 December 1978; signed by the king 27 December 1978
Sri Lanka adopted 16 August 1978, certified 31 August 1978; amended many times, most recently in 2010
Sudan the Government of Sudan is in the process of drafting a new constitution to replace the Interim National Constitution ratified 5 July 2005
Suriname ratified 30 September 1987; effective 30 October 1987
Swaziland signed by the King July 2005; went into effect 8 February 2006
Sweden 1 January 1975
Switzerland revision of Constitution of 1874 approved by the Federal Parliament 18 December 1998, adopted by referendum 18 April 1999, officially entered into force 1 January 2000
Syria 13 March 1973; amended February 2012
Taiwan adopted 25 December 1946; promulgated 1 January 1947; effective 25 December 1947; amended many times
Tajikistan 6 November 1994
Tanzania 25 April 1977; major revisions October 1984
Thailand 24 August 2007
Timor-Leste 20 May 2002 (effective date)
Togo adopted by public referendum 27 September 1992
Tokelau administered under the Tokelau Act 1948; amended 1970
Tonga 4 November 1875; revised 1967
Trinidad and Tobago 1 August 1976
Tunisia note – the Constituent Assembly formed in October 2011 and charged with writing a new constitution completed a draft in April 2013
Turkey 7 November 1982; amended several times; note – amendment passed by referendum 21 October 2007 concerning presidential elections
Turkmenistan adopted 26 September 2008
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands Constitution Order 2011
Tuvalu 1 October 1978
Uganda 8 October 1995; amended 2005
note: the amendments in 2005 removed presidential term limits and legalized a multiparty political system
Ukraine adopted 28 June 1996
United Arab Emirates 2 December 1971; made permanent in 1996
United Kingdom unwritten; partly statutes, partly common law and practice
United States 17 September 1787, effective 4 March 1789; amended many times, most recently in 1992
Uruguay 27 November 1966; effective 15 February 1967; suspended 27 June 1973; revised 26 November 1989 and 7 January 1997
Uzbekistan adopted 8 December 1992; amended in 2002 and 2011
Vanuatu 30 July 1980
Venezuela 30 December 1999; amended 15 February 2009
Vietnam 15 April 1992
Virgin Islands Revised Organic Act of 22 July 1954
Wallis and Futuna 4 October 1958 (French Constitution)
Yemen 16 May 1991; amended 29 September 1994 and February 2001
Zambia 24 August 1991; amended in 1996 to establish presidential term limits
Zimbabwe 21 December 1979
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Constitucion de 1925 (Anales de la Universidad de Chile)
1 v. Santiago de Chile: Establecimientos graficos “Balcells & co.”, 1929
Guerra, Jose Guillermo
Constituciones de Colombia Recopiladas y Precedidas de Una Breve Resena Historica
4 v. Bogota: Ministerio de Educacio’n Nacional, 1951
Pombo, Manuel Antonio; Guerra, Jose Joaquin
Constitution (Fundamental Law) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: As Amended and Supplemented by the First, Second, Third, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Sessions of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR
1 v. Washington: Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic, 1945
Soviet Union.
Constitution (Fundamental Law) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: As Amended by the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, on February 25, 1947, on the Recommendations of the Drafting Commission
1 v. Washington, D.C.: Information Bulletin, Embassy of the U.S.S.R., 1947
Soviet Union.
Constitution and What It Means Today (12th)
1 v. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1958
Corwin, Edward S.
Constitution de L’Angleterre, ou Etat du Gouvernement Anglois, Compare avec la Forme Republicaine & Avec les Autres Monarchies de L’Europe. Par M. De Lolme, Membre du Conseil des deux-cent de la Republique de Geneve
1 v. Londres: Chez G. Robinson et J. Murray, 1785
Lolme, Jean Louis de
Constitution de l’Angleterre, ou, Etat du Gouvernement Anglois Compare avec la Forme Republicaine & avec les Autres Monarchies de l’Europe
2 v. Londres: Chez G. Robinson et J. Murray, 1785
Lolme, Jean Louis de
Constitution in the Early French Revolution (June to September, 1789)
1 v. New York: F.S. Crofts & Co, 1927
Andrews, George Gordon
Constitution of Belgium and the Belgian Civil Code, (As Amended to September 1, 1982 in the Moniteur Belge)
1 v. Littleton, Colo: F.B. Rothman, 1982
Belgium.; Crabb, John H.
Constitution of Canada
1 v. Cambridge: University Press, 1889
Munro, J. E. C.
Constitution of England; In Which It Is Compared Both with the Republican Form of Government, and the Other Monarchies in Europe
1 v. London: Printed for the proprietors of the English Classics, by J.F. Dove, 1826
Lolme, Jean Louis de
Constitution of England; or, an Account of the English Government; in Which It Is Compared Both with the Republican Form of Government, and the Other Monarchies in Europe
1 v. London: Wilks and Co., 1821.
Lolme, J. L. de
Constitution of Japan. Effective May 3, 1947
1 v. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off, 1947
Constitution of the Argentine Republic; The Constitution of the United States of Brazil: With Historical Introduction and Notes
1 v. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1894
Argentina.; Wallace, Elizabeth
Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
1 v. [San Juan?]: Dept. of Education Press, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1953
Puerto Rico.
Constitution of the Federal Peoples Republic of Yugoslavia
1 v. Washington: Information Officer, Embassy of the Federal Peoples Republic of Yugoslavia, 1946
Constitution of the Five Nations
1 v. Albany, NY: University of the State of New York, 1916
Parker, Arthur Caswell; Newhouse, Seth
Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
1 v. Karachi: Dept. of Advertising, Films, and Publications, Govt. of Pakistan, 1956
Constitution of the People’s Republic of China: Adopted on September 20, 1954 by the First National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China at Its First Session (Rev. trans.)
1 v. Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1961
Constitution of the Polish People’s Republic
1 v. 1953
Constitution of the Republic of Costa Rica, 1949 (As Amended)
1 v. Washington, D.C.: Pan American Union, 1961
Costa Rica.
Constitution of the Republic of Pakistan
1 v. Karachi: Manager of Publications, 1962
Constitution of the State of California: Adopted in Convention, at Sacramento, March 3, 1879; Ratified by a Vote of the People May 7, 1879: Containing All Citations in California Reports Vols. 1 to 132
1 v. San Francisco: Bancroft-Whitney, 1902
California; Treadwell, Edward F.
Constitution of the State of Louisiana: Adopted in Convention at the City of Baton Rouge, June 18, 1921
1 v. Baton Rouge: Ramires-Jones Print. Co, 1921
Constitution of the United Mexican States, 1917 (As Amended)
1 v. Washington: Pan American Union, 1961
Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence in German, French and English in Parallel Columns (2d ed.)
1 v. New York: Laidlaw Bros, 1888
United States.; Laidlaw, A. H. Jr., (Translator)
Constitution of the United States at the End of the First Century
1 v. Boston: D. C. Heath & Co., 1895.
Boutwell, George S.
Constitution of the United States of America Analysis and Interpretation
1 v. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1953.
Corwin, Edward S. (Editor)
Constitution of the United States of America, with an Alphabetical Analysis; the Declaration of Independence; the Prominent Political Acts of George Washington; Electoral Votes for All the Presidents and Vice-Presidents; the High Authorities and Civil Officers of Government, from March 4, 1789, to March 3, 1847; Chronological Narrative of the Several States; and Other Interesting Matter; with a Descriptive Account of the State Papers, Public Documents, and Other Sources of Political and Statistical Information at the Seat of Government (2d ed.)
1 v. Philadelphia: T.K. & P.G. Collins, 1847
Hickey, William
Constitution of the United States of America, with the Amendments Thereto: To Which Are Added Jefferson’s Manual of Parliamentary Practice, the Standing Rules and Orders for Conducting Business in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States and Barclay’s Digest of the Rules of Proceeding in the House of Representatives of the United States
1 v. Washington: s.n., 1860-1861.
United States; Jefferson, Thomas; Barclay, John M. (Compiler).
Constitution of the United States with Notes of the Decisions of the Supreme Court Thereon, from the Organization of the Court till October, 1900
1 v. Madison: Democrat Printing Company, 1901.
Bryant, Edwin E.
Constitution of the United States. A Critical Discussion of Its Genesis, Development, and Interpretation
2 v. Chicago, Callaghan & Co., 1899.
Tucker, John Randolph
Constitutional and Legal History of England
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1942.
Knappen, Marshal Mason
Constitutional and Political History of Rome, from the Earliest Times to the Reign of Domitian
1 v. London: Methuen & Co, 1899
Taylor, T. M.
Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens
1 v. London: S. Sonnenschein & Co, 1895
Gilbert, Gustav
Constitutional Conventions: Their Nature, Powers, and Limitations
1 v. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1917.
Hoar, Roger Sherman
Constitutional Decisions of John Marshall
2 v. New York; London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1905.
Cotton, Joseph P. Jr. (Editor)
Constitutional Government in Spain: A Sketch
1 v. New York: Harper & Bros, 1889
Curry, J. L. M.
Constitutional Government Today in Soviet Russia; The Constitution of the U.S.S.R. Annotated and Explained
1 v. New York: Exposition Press, 1962
Soviet Union; LeFevre, Robert
Constitutional History and Political Development of the United States
1 v. New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, 1882
Sterne, Simon
Constitutional History of England
1 v. New York: H. Holt, 1921
Adams, George Burton
Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII to the Death of George II (5th)
2 v. New York: A.C. Armstrong and Son, 1846
Hallam, Henry
Constitutional History of England in its Origin and Development (3rd)
3 v. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1880-1887.
Stubbs, William
Constitutional History of England since the Accession of George Third 1760-1860
2 v. Boston: Crosby and Nichols, 1862, 1864
May, Thomas Erskine
Constitutional History of England to 1216
1 v. New York: Macmillan, 1930
Morris, William Alfred
Constitutional History of England: A Course of Lectures Delivered
1 v. Cambridge: University Press, 1920
Maitland, F.W.
Constitutional History of France
1 v. Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co, 1897
Lockwood, Henry C.
Constitutional History of Modern Britain, 1485-1937
1 v. London: A. and C. Black, 1938
Keir, David Lindsay
Constitutional History of New York
5 v. Rochester, N.Y.: Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1906.
Lincoln, Charles Z.
Constitutional History of Scotland, from Early Times to the Reformation
1 v. London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1924
Mackinnon, James
Constitutional History of the American People 1776-1850
2 v. New York; London: Harper & Brothers, 1898.
Thorpe, Francis Newton
Constitutional History of the British Empire from the Accession of Charles I to the Restoration: With an Introduction, Tracing the Progress of Society and of the Constitution from the Feudal Times to the Opening of the History, and including a Particular Examination of Mr. Hume’s Statements Relative to the Character of the English Government (new ed.)
3 v. London: Longmans, Green, 1866
Brodie, George
Constitutional History of the First British Empire
1 v. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1930
Keith, Arthur Berriedale
Constitutional History of the State of New York (2d ed., rev. and enl.)
1 v. New York: Neale Pub. Co, 1915
Dougherty, J. Hampden
Constitutional History of the United States
3 v. New York: Da Capo Press, 1970. Originally published: Chicago: Callaghan, 1901.
Thorpe, Francis Newton
Constitutional History of the United States (Student’s ed.)
1 v. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1935.
McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham.
Constitutional History of the United States as Seen in the Development of American Law: A Course of Lectures before the Political Science Association of the University of Michigan
1 v. New York; London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1889.
Cooley, T. M. et al.
Constitutional History of the United States from Their Declaration of Independence to the Close of Their Civil War
2 v. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889, 1896.
Curtis, George Ticknor
Constitutional Law of the United States (2d)
3 v. New York: Baker, Voorhis & Co., 1929
Willoughby, Westel Woodbury
Constitutional Law. Being a Collection of Points Arising upon the Constitution and Jurisprudence of the United States Which Have Been Settled by Judicial Decision and Practice
1 v. Philadelphia: A. Small, 1822
Sergeant, Thomas
Constitutional Law; Being the Seventh Edition of Ridge’s Constitutional Law of England (7th, rev. and largely re-written)
1 v. London: Stevens and Sons, Limited, 1939
Ridges, Edward Wavell; Keith, Arthur Berriedale
Constitutional Monarchy in France
1 v. Boston: Roberts Bros, 1871
Renan, Ernest
Constitutional Power and World Affairs
1 v. New York: Columbia University Press, 1919
Sutherland, George
Constitutional Problems under Lincoln
1 v. New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1926
Randall, James G.
Constitutional Problems under Lincoln
1 v. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1951
Randall, J. G.
Constitutional Studies, State and Federal
1 v. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1897
Schouler, James
Constitutional System of Brazil
1 v. Washington: Carnegie institution of Washington, 1923
James, Herman G.
Constitutional View of the Late War between the States; Its Causes, Character, Conduct and Results. Presented in a Series of Colloquies at Liberty Hall
2 v. Philadelphia, Pa: National Publishing Company, 1868-1870
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
Constitutionalism & the Changing World: Collected Papers
1 v. Cambridge [Eng.]: University Press, 1939
McIlwain, Charles Howard
Constitutions and Constitutional Trends since World War II: An Examination of Significant Aspects of Postwar Public Law with Particular Reference to the New Constitutions of Western Europe
1 v. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press, 1951
Zurcher, Arnold John
Constitutions and Constitutional Trends since World War II; An Examination of Significant Aspects of Postwar Public Law with Particular Reference to the New Constitutions of Western Europe (2d ed.)
1 v. New York: New York University Press, 1955
Zurcher, Arnold John
Constitutions and Other Select Documents Illustrative of the History of France, 1789-1901
1 v. Minneapolis: H.W. Wilson Co, 1904
Anderson, Frank Maloy
Constitutions and Other Select Documents Illustrative of the History of France, 1789-1907
1 v. Minneapolis: H.W. Wilson, 1908
Anderson, Frank Maloy
Constitutions des Treize Etats-Unis de l’Amerique
1 v. Philadelphie [i.e. Paris]: Chez Ph.-D. Pierres … Pissot, pere & fils, libraires, 1783
United States.; La Rochefoucauld-d’Enville, Louis-Alexandre; et al.
Constitutions Modernes
2 v. Paris, 1928-1929
Dareste, Francois Rodolphe; et al.
Constitutions of Bavaria, Hesse and Wuerttemberg-Baden
1 v. Berlin: Office of military government for Germany (U.S.), 1947
Bavaria (Germany).
Constitutions of Colombia
1 v. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 1948
Gibson, William Marion
Constitutions of Nations
3 v. Concord: Rumford Press, 1950.
Peaslee, Amos J.
Constitutions of the German Empire and German States
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