H.Con.Res.79 - Recognizing the 155th anniversary of the House of Representatives' rejection of the Lecompton Constitution of the Territory of Kansas.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 01/29/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/20/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.79 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/29/2014)
Recognizes the rejection of the Lecompton Constitution of the Territory of Kansas by the House of Representatives in 1858 as a critical action in admitting Kansas as a free state into the Union of the United States.
Acknowledges the drafting and ensuing debate of that Constitution as a significant catalyst that would lead to the Civil War and the ultimate abolition of slavery.
Congratulates the city of Lecompton, Kansas, for maintaining its historical heritage.