State constitutions constrain the states themselves.
The states adopted the U.S. Constitution to form the federal government.
Local Government =) State constitutions can limit taxes only on private purposes.
The people were led to writing state constitutions to limit the power of the governs because the governs thought that they could rule the their state they way they wanted. Also the people thought they weren't being treated right.
the state never treated most citizens rite until the 19th ammendment... srry:D
In writing state constitutions, Americans were well aware of the problems that had led to the Revolution. Colonists had been unhappy with governors appointed by the British Crown. Thus, the new constitutions minimized the powers of state governors.
The state of Virginia has had seven constitutions, and that includes the one adopted in 1971, which is the current constitution.
So that one person wouldn't have such power like the king in Britain had
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They get their power from the State constitutions and State laws.