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South Dakota became a state in 1899. Its motto: “Under God the People Rule.” National suffrage leaders converged on the state immediately to campaign…

See 👇for a timely tale of organizing in Indiana! Then visit @INSuffrage100 for their terrific timeline - including Madam CJ Walker, Sojourner…

Read this thread from @KatCKitt for more on @BetterDays2020 and these gorgeous illustrations of the Utah women who changed history. @Kate_Kelly_Esq -…

Happy sesquicentennial Utah! Women voted in Utah beginning 150 years ago tomorrow - with a gap from 1887-1896. Why? B/c women's votes were endlessly a…

Tye Leung Schulze was the first Chinese-American woman to take the civil service exam and become a federal government employee. She was also the first…

North Dakota is #StateoftheWeek! I took the quiz 👇and learned that ND was the 1st to elect a woman to statewide office. 👏 Find out…

My #StateoftheWeek feature is a history of sisyphean effort. From 1867-1918, women lobbied male voters in 56 state referenda, most of them fruitless.…

TODAY is the last day to register to vote in Virginia for Nov 5. If just 4 state legislative seats flip, VA will be the 38th state to ratify the ERA.…

Susan B toured Idaho in the 1880s - on horseback, people! - and western states crusader Abigail Scott Duniway was invited to the speak at the state's…

Washington becomes a separate territory from Oregon in 1853. At the first meeting of its independent legislature, a man named Arthur Denny proposes…

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