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A woman's right to vote: a timeline


August 24, 2020

—1868. Woman suffrage amendment submitted to U. S. Congress. Also, Enos Stutsman submits a full suffrage bill to the Dakota Territorial Assembly. Neither passes.

—1873. Linda Warfel Slaughter is elected County Superintendent of Schools. She is the first woman to serve as elected official in northern Dakota Territory.

—1878. The Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment is submitted...

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