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Here are the suffrage anniversaries we'll commemorate this week, our latest book recommendations, and more.
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Better late than never! Louisiana ratified the Nineteenth Amendment on June 11, 1970.

The Nineteenth Amendment had become law in 1920.
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Illinois, Michigan & Wisconsin were the first states to ratify the 19th Amendment on June 10, 1919.


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The 19th Amendment was passed by Congress and sent to the states for ratification on June 4, 1919.

The 19th Amendment was passed by Congress and sent to the states for ratification on this day in 1919.
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The Indian Citizenship Act passed on June 2, 1924.

The Indian Citizenship Act passed on June 2, 1924. Native American suffragists such as Zitkala-Sa (pictured) fought for its passage. which resulted in voting rights to many Native American women and men, but many...
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Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build. -Julia Ward Howe, 1874

“Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.” Julia Ward Howe, 1874 Happy birthday to Julia Ward Howe, born May 27, 1819. Julia Ward Howe is one of the suffragists featured in the first Ask...
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“Mankind need only be aroused to thought to destroy forever all wrong customs.” -Antoinette Brown, 1853

“Mankind need only be aroused to thought to destroy forever all wrong customs.” -Antoinette Brown, 1853 Happy birthday to Antoinette Brown Blackwell, born on May 20, 1825. Antoinette Brown Blackwell was the first Protestant...
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Better late than never! Florida ratified the Nineteenth Amendment on May 13, 1969.

The Nineteenth Amendment, extending votes to women, had been law since 1920.
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The Activist Origins of Mothers Day

Julia Ward Howe “Women need no longer be made a party to proceedings which fill the globe with grief and horror.” -Julia Ward Howe, 1870 Mothers Day did not begin as a dedicated time...
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