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Headword Date Article Type
Parks, Rosa 1913 - 2005 P
New Jersey voting rights 1776 T Note
Vermont becomes the first political unit in the world to abolish slavery 1776 T Note
David Walker's Appeal demanding the abolition of slavery 1829 T Note
Michigan becomes the first state to abolish capital punishment 1846 T Note
John Brown anti-slavery militancy 1856 T Note
Irish Republican Brotherhood (Fenians) founded 1857 T Note
President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation 1863 T Note
Abolition of slavery in the USA 1865 T Note
The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution adopted 1868 T Note
Women in the territory of Wyoming are given the right to vote 1869 T Note
Congress grants woman attorneys the right to argue cases before the Supreme Court 1878 T Note
US President petitioned by suffragists for the vote 1884 T Note
Force Bill for federal control of elections is rejected by US Senate 1890 T Note
NAACP founded 1909 T Note
Arizona, Kansas and Wisconsin adopt women's suffrage 1912 T Note
House of Representatives defeats women's suffrage proposal 1915 T Note
Civil Rights Movement 1954 - 1975 T Note
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama 1955 T Note
Martin Luther King spearheads national campaign to end race discrimination 1957 T Note

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