State Marks Centennial of Being First to Ratify Women's Vote

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State Marks Centennial of Being First to Ratify Women's Vote

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

June 14, 2019

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100 years ago today, Wisconsin was the first state in the nation to ratify the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote. A celebration at the State Capitol today featured speakers delving into that history and unveiling Wisconsin’s original 19th Amendment document.


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