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Here are the suffrage anniversaries we'll commemorate this week, our latest book recommendations, and more.
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Colorado ratified the Nineteenth Amendment on December 15, 1919.

Colorado ratified the Nineteenth Amendment on December 15, 1919. This was the first time in American history that a state voters’ referendum would enfranchise women.  Other states followed suit and enfranchised women through successful...
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“Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion.” –William Lloyd Garrison, 1853

“I have been derisively called a ‘Woman Rights Man.’ I know no such distinction. I claim to be a Human Rights Man; and wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent...
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Wyoming Territory was the first to give women the right to vote on Dec. 10, 1869.

Wyoming Territory was the first to give women the right to vote on Dec. 10, 1869. This newspaper cover shows Wyoming women voting in 1888. At that time, Wyoming women were the only American...
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