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New Jersey voting rights 1776 Context Note
Vermont becomes the first political unit in the world to abolish slavery 1776 Context Note
David Walker's Appeal demanding the abolition of slavery 1829 Context Note
Michigan becomes the first state to abolish capital punishment 1846 Context Note
John Brown anti-slavery militancy 1856 Context Note
Irish Republican Brotherhood (Fenians) founded 1857 Context Note
President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation 1863 Context Note
Abolition of slavery in the USA 1865 Context Note
The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution adopted 1868 Context Note
Women in the territory of Wyoming are given the right to vote 1869 Context Note
Congress grants woman attorneys the right to argue cases before the Supreme Court 1878 Context Note
US President petitioned by suffragists for the vote 1884 Context Note
Force Bill for federal control of elections is rejected by US Senate 1890 Context Note
NAACP founded 1909 Context Note
Arizona, Kansas and Wisconsin adopt women's suffrage 1912 Context Note
House of Representatives defeats women's suffrage proposal 1915 Context Note
Civil Rights Movement 1954 - 1975 Context Note
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama 1955 Context Note
Martin Luther King spearheads national campaign to end race discrimination 1957 Context Note
Start of Freedom rides anti-racism campaign 1960 Context Note

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