During State’s Bicentennial, Alabama Power Builds On Legacy Of Boosting Alabama

| December 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

By Erin Harney

Beginning in July 1819, 44 delegates from the Alabama Territory gathered in Huntsville to draft a constitution for Alabama’s statehood. Less than two months later, on Aug. 2, 1819, the delegates signed and sent it to Congress.

President James Monroe signed the Alabama Constitution on Dec. 14, 1819, admitting the 22nd state into the union.

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