New Jersey voting rights

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Historical Context Note

New Jersey gives all inhabitants of adult age with a net worth of 50 pounds the right to vote. Women property holders have the vote until 1807, when the state limited the vote to free, white males.
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Editors. "New Jersey voting rights". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10814, accessed 20 August 2014.]