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On This Date in Legal History

On August 26, 1920, women won the right to vote. Read the New York Times article that reported on this historic event at http://goo.gl/xHLtN7. To learn about the history of Women’s Equality Day visit http://goo.gl/jdBOvj.

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 13, 1818, Lucy Stone was born. She advocated to abolish slavery, but today is best remembered for her work in the women’s rights movement. Learn more by listening to Sally McMilllen, author of Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life, … Continue reading

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The 19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment was ratified on this date in 1920.  It states– “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” … Continue reading

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A Pioneer for Women’s Rights

On August 13, 1818, Lucy Stone was born.  Lucy Stone actively advocated to end slavery, but has been best known as a trailblazer for women’s rights. Learn more by listening to Sally McMilllen, author of Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life … Continue reading

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The Seneca Falls Convention

On July 19, 1848, the women’s rights movement in the United States was born. The Seneca Falls Convention began in New York State. Learn more @ http://1.usa.gov/1mDpETI.

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