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March 31, 1776

On March 31, 1776, Abigail Adams, the wife of future President and Founding Father, John Adams, wrote to her husband that women were “determined to foment a rebellion” if the new Declaration of Independence failed to guarantee their rights. Well, … Continue reading

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March 24, 1837

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1837 Canadia gave blacks the right to vote. Six months later they told them where the voting poll locations were. Several prominent American politicians, from both the North and the South, warned their northern … Continue reading

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March 10, 1656

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1656 in the American colony of Virginia, suffrage was extended to all free men regardless of their religion including Catholics, but pagans, atheists, and worshipers of the Great Flying Spaghetti Monster were still barred … Continue reading

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February 7, 1971

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1971 Swiss men grudgingly accepted women suffrage and Swiss women unlocked their bedroom doors. The men weren’t happy, but their lederhosen got washed again.

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November 21, 1922

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1922, Rebecca L. Felton became the one and only women Senator from the state of Georgia. She was appointed to finish the term of the deceased Thomas E. Watson during the special election of … Continue reading

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