States & Womens Vote

 15 States passed the Voting Laws
before the 19th Amendment
became the Law of the Land
Most of the States were States
West of the Mississippi* with the
exception of New York and Arkansas
 
1. Wyoming 1869**  2.  Colorado 1893 3. Utah 1896
4.  Idaho 1896  5.  Washington 1910  6.  California  1911
7.  Oregon 1912   8.  Arizona 1912  9.  Kansas 1912
10.  Montana 1914  11.  Nevada  1914  12.  New York 1917
13.  Arkansas 1917  14.  Texas 1918  15.  Oklahoma 1918
* Some Historians believe that the Western States gave
women the vote to attract women to "Go West"
**The First Elected Women to the U.S. House was a
Republican named "Jeannette Pickering Rankin
November 7, 1916
 
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"If the people fail to vote, a government will be developed
which is not their government. The whole system of
American Government rests on the ballot box. Unless
citizens perform their duties there, such a system of
government is doomed to failure."
Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the USA.
 
 
 
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