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What Happened – July 19

It was on this day in 1848 that a Women’s Rights Convention opened in Seneca Falls, NY. Organized by a local group of Quakers, the two day meeting featured lectures and discussions on the laws and other issues that women faced. Tho it was mostly women who attended, … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 29

“If this be treason, make the most of it!” It was on this day in 1765 that Patrick Henry made a speech before the House of Burgesses, attacking the recently imposed Stamp Act. He had been a member of Virginia’s colonial legislative body … Continue reading

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