Missouri adopted its third Constitution on this date. Among other notable inclusions, the document enabled Supreme Court justices to be elected by popular vote and expanded the governor’s term from two years to four. This image shows the Missouri governor’s mansion.

Photo credit: Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, George Ingham Barnett, and Gottlieb Martin. Governor’s Mansion, 100 Madison Street, Jefferson City, Cole County, MO. trans by Jandoli, Lizmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/item/mo1093/.