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The Colorado Constitution was ratified in 1876, earning it the nickname "The Centennial State". Since then, the Constitution has never been rewritten, but has been amended over 152 times. This fact has established the Colorado Constitution as one of the most easily amended state constitutions in the country. From its early days as a tri-lingual document to the controversial TABOR legislation.
The University of Denver's Strategic Issues Program has established a panel of distinguished Colorado citizens to examine an important public policy issue facing the state. Explore their website to learn about some of the latest issues in Colorado's legislature.
The Pike's Peak Library District's mission is to "seek, engage, and transform," by providing resources and opportunities that change individual lives and build community. Learn more about the topics discussed in this episode by exploring the collections at the Pike's Peak Library district.
As the designated steward of Colorado history, History Colorado aspires to engage people in our State's heritage through collecting, preserving, and discovering the past in order to educate and provide perspectives for the future.
Many of the photographs and images appearing in Colorado Experience were provided by the Denver Public Library's Western History/Genealogy Department. Their renowned online collection contains a selection of photographs, maps, broadsides, architectural drawings and other documents that chronicle the people, places, and events that shaped the settlement and growth of the Western United States.
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