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story of suffrage in the American West.
Women in the American West were the first
in the world to win full voting rights?
No state east of the Mississippi River granted women
full voting rights before Illinois in 1913?
Women in all western states except three could vote before the
19th Amendment made suffrage the law of the land in 1920?
Wyoming was the first U.S. territory to grant suffrage (1869),
the first to allow women on juries (1870),
and the first state to elect a woman governor?
Utah women were the second to win the right to
vote in 1870, but Congress took their right to
vote away because of their religion in 1881?
Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Tennessee were the
only southern states to ratify the 19th Amendment?
The first state where suffrage was put
on the ballot was in Kansas (1867)?
The first three women elected to a state
legislature were in Colorado (1894)?
The first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives
was Jeannette Rankin of Montana?
New Zealand was the first nation to grant the right to
vote to all of its women citizens (1893)?
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