Women First Won The Right To Vote In The American West

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Naddhya Chong Dico/Encyclo Brown - Women First Won the Right to Vote in the American West
1. Esther Morris Tea Party- To promote the idea of giving women the right to vote, Morris was said to have organized a tea party for the electors and candidates for the first territorial legislature.
2. Esther Morris- Mrs. Slack, JP, was the first female Justice of the Peace in the United States.
3. Wind River Mountain- Is a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains in western Wyoming in the United States. The range runs roughly NW-SE for approximately 100 miles.
4. Laramie Boomerang- Formerly Daily Laramie Boomerang, is a newspaper in Laramie, Wyoming. It was established in 1881 by Edgar Wilson Nye, who named the paper after his mule, "Boomerang."
5. John Campbell- A politician and officer in the U.S. Army. Campbell was the first Governor of the Wyoming Territory.
6. William Bright- President of the Council of the Wyoming Territorial legislature, introduced a woman suffrage bill in the legislature’s first session.
7. National Police Gazette- Known as Police Gazette, was an American magazine founded in 1845 by two journalists, Enoch E. Camp, also an attorney, and George Wilkes, a transcontinental railroad booster.
8. Clarina Nichols- A journalist, lobbyist and public speaker involved in all three of the major reform movements of the mid-19th century: temperance, abolition, and the women's movement.
9. Louisa Ann Swain- The first woman in the United States to vote in a general election.
10. Wyoming Territory- An organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from July 25, 1868, until July 10, 1890, when it was admitted to…