The Wyandotte Constitution is the constitution of the U.S state of Kansas. The constitution said that Kansas would be a state without slavery. However, the constitution did not give blacks, females, or Native Americans the right to vote. The Wyandotte Constitution was passed by a vote of 10,421 to 5,530 on October 4, 1859.
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- "Online Exhibits - Willing to Die for Freedom, Constitutions - Kansas Historical Society". kshs.org. 2011 [last update]. http://www.kshs.org/p/online-exhibits-willing-to-die-for-freedom-constitutions/15396. Retrieved February 24, 2011.
- Ingalls, John James (1892). Harper's magazine, Volume 86. Harper's Magazine Co. p. 704. https://books.google.com/books?id=T2QCAAAAIAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s. Retrieved January 15, 2011.