Two Constitution Halls Reflect The Struggle Over Slavery In Kansas
As the country battled over the issue of slavery, what happened within these halls pushed America closer to civil war.
There were four constitutions written for Kansas before one actually saw the territory into statehood. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that Kansas has two constitution halls, one in Lecompton and the other in Topeka. Hear the stories of these historic structures and the different Kansas each represents.
- Tim Rues, site administrator, Lecompton Constitution Hall
- Chris Meinhardt, administrator, Topeka Constitution Hall