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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Wyoming grants women sufferage
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On December 10, 1869, the governor of the Wyoming Territory signed the first US legislation granting women the right to vote.

Get background on women's suffrage in Wyoming from the Woman of the West Museum. Read a 1998 thread on the Wyoming legislation from the H-Women academic discussion list.

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