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Washington becomes a separate territory from Oregon in 1853. At the first meeting of its independent legislature, a man named Arthur Denny proposes “to allow all white females over the age of 18 years to vote.” The bill fails 9-8. #StateOfTheWeek…

The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy is the oldest participatory democracy on earth, and a matriarchy. Their model of women voting & leading inspired 1st wave white feminists who lived near Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga & Seneca lands in 1800s…
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