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African Immigration Project
Margaret Brent demands two votes from the Maryland Assembly: one as a landowner and one as the legal representative of the colony’s proprietor, Lord Baltimore. She is refused.
New Jersey gives the vote to “all free inhabitants” of the state. It is revoked from women in 1807.
Kentucky allows widows to vote I n local school elections, but only if they have no children enrolled.
Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton meet in London, where they are among the women delegates refused credentials to the World Anti- Slavery Convention. Women are very active abolitionists but are rarely in leadership positions.
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