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Making Modern FloridaHow the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution$
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Mary E. Adkins

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780813062853

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813062853.001.0001

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The CRC Debates

The CRC Debates

November and December 1966

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(p.118) 7 The CRC Debates
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Making Modern Florida
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Mary E. Adkins

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062853.003.0008

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas 1966, the Constitution Revision Commission met in Tallahassee to hash out the final language of the new Constitution. They debated equal rights, voting rights for eighteen-year-olds, death, taxes, Florida’s cabinet system, and every other aspect of the constitution. The Governor-elect, Claude Kirk, watched from the end of Chesterfield Smith’s dais as rural Florida changed into urban Florida in the mid-1960s. This was the Commission’s final work as a group.

Keywords:   Cabinet, Chesterfield Smith, Claude Kirk, Constitution Revision Commission, Equal Rights, Voting Rights

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