Wyandotte Constitution

Constitution of Kansas

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 black people, women or Native Americans the right to vote.[1] The Wyandotte Constitution was passed by a vote of 10,421 to 5,530 on October 4, 1859.[2]


  1. "Online Exhibits - Willing to Die for Freedom, Constitutions - Kansas Historical Society". kshs.org. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved February 24, 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)
  2. Ingalls, John James (1892). Harper's magazine, Volume 86. Harper's Magazine Co. p. 704. Retrieved January 15, 2011.