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Women's Rights


The Image to the right is called "The Age of Brass or the Triumphs of Woman's rights", an 1869 lithograph print published by Currier and Ives satirizing the consequences of giving women the right to vote.

Female_Rose.pngThe Territory of Wyoming was the first to grant women the right to vote in 1869.
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external image Red_apple.jpgWomen's Suffrage: Why the West First? is a lesson plan that explores the reasons why most western states granted women suffrage prior to the passage of the 19th Amendment.



See **Dramatic Event on the Gunfight at the O. K. Corral** for information about the cattle business and cowboy culture and conflicts between urban and rural interests