Wyandotte Constitutional Convention - Biographies
Thirty-five Republicans and 17 Democrats were chosen to attend the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention, June 17-July 5, 1859—the first time delegates carried these now familiar party labels, the Republican Party having been formed in the territory just a few weeks before—and although there was much debate and disagreement, they conducted most of their business with civility.
Entry: Wyandotte Constitutional Convention - Biographies
Author: Kansas Historical Society
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Date Created: July 2009
Date Modified: February 2017
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