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Adopted by the House and approved by the Senate of the Kansas Legislature at Topeka, this resolution proposed to strike the word "Male" from section one, article five of the state constitution in support of woman suffrage. A public referendum of male voters ultimately defeated the amendment, but it attracted national attention and brought leading suffragists to campaign in the state. The resolution followed the state's ratification of the fourteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution and competed closely with a similar resolution proposing Negro suffrage.

Creator: Kansas. Legislature
Date: February 13, 1867-February 14, 1867

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Item Number: 209663
Call Number: Secretary of State, Legislative Documents (1867), Box 9, Folder House Concurrent Resolutions
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209663

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