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Constitutional Convention of 1872


Nov 08, 1870

Former Confederates and sympathizers elected a Democratic-Conservative legislature and governor

Other events that happened on or around November 08, 1870

Feb 23, 1871

Legislature called for referendum on proposal to hold new constitutional convention

1871

Proposal to hold constitutional convention approved 30,220 to 27,658

Oct 26, 1871

Delegates election was held for the constitutional convention

Jan 16, 1872

The constitutional convention met in Charleston

Apr 09, 1872

The constitutional convention adjourned

Other events that happened on or around April 09, 1872

Aug 22, 1872

Electorate ratified the new constitution by vote of 42,344 to 37,777

Other events that happened on or around August 22, 1872


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