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On This Date in Legal History

On November 5, 1872, suffragist Susan B. Anthony cast her vote in a congressional election. She was subsequently arrested since women didn’t have the right to vote. (That right didn’t exist until 48 years later.) Learn more at http://goo.gl/LvfptD and … Continue reading

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The Movie “Suffragette”

Suffragette tells the story of how in the early 20th century British women took extraordinary steps to win the right to vote.  Women became militant after realizing their voices weren’t being heard. The storyline dramatizes certain actual events and the … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1872 suffragist Susan B. Anthony cast her vote in a congressional election. She was subsequently arrested since women didn’t have the right to vote. (That right didn’t exist until 48 years later.) Learn more at http://goo.gl/LvfptD … Continue reading

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