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Debate re: amending the Constitution vs a state-by-state strategy continued almost all the way to 1920. By the 19th A's passage, nearly 1/2 the states let women vote at least partially. Long before any part of the country was "flyover territory,"…

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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 founding convention in 1889. Still, it took until 1896, 7 yrs after statehood, for ID to become 4th…

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See 👇for a timely tale of organizing in Indiana! Then visit @INSuffrage100 for their terrific timeline - including Madam CJ Walker, Sojourner Truth, and missed enfranchisement opportunities dating all the way back to 1850. #StateoftheWeek cc:…

-10- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -My -StateoftheWeek feature is a history of sisyphean effort- From 1867-1918- women lobbied male voters in 56 state referenda- most of them fruitless- The 1st was -Kansas- a disast.png
My #StateoftheWeek feature is a history of sisyphean effort. From 1867-1918, women lobbied male voters in 56 state referenda, most of them fruitless. The 1st was #Kansas, a disaster that pitted white women against black men. Neither won. Women didn't…

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Read this thread from @KatCKitt for more on @BetterDays2020 and these gorgeous illustrations of the Utah women who changed history. @Kate_Kelly_Esq - have you seen this?! In Utah, nonprofit @BetterDays2020 works to highlight the 150th anniversary of…

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Everything is legal in New Jersey. Including, til 1807 voting by white women who owned property & were unmarried. If married, their legal existence (and property) disappeared into their husband. If Black, they were likely enslaved: NJ clung to…

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North Dakota is #StateoftheWeek! I took the quiz 👇and learned that ND was the 1st to elect a woman to statewide office. 👏 Find out more about women’s suffrage history in North Dakota! Test your knowledge with this state quiz!…

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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 for a doomed suffrage amendment. Its motto: “Women Are People.” A #StateOfTheWeek thread White women…

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In 1893, men in Colorado voted to let women vote - the first time such a thing had ever happened. 16 years earlier a referendum failed in CO - just like in KS, MI, NE, OR, RI, WA & SD. So how'd we finally win? [1/2] #StateOfTheWeek…

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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 Chinese-American woman known to vote. Not in 1920 -- in 1912. 🧵 When Tye was born in 1887, the…
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