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Here are the suffrage anniversaries we'll commemorate this week, our latest book recommendations, and more.
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Wyoming gained statehood, becoming the first state with equal voting rights for women, on July 10, 1890.

Wyoming gained statehood, becoming the first state with equal voting rights for women, on July 10, 1890. Women in Wyoming Territory had already had voting rights since 1869.
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“We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men and women are created equal.” -Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1848

In the Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first Woman’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton expanded the vision of the founding fathers, declaring that all men and...
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New Jersey was the only state in the Union with votes for women in 1776.


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