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Today in History: December 10

Slide 1 of 13: Titled 'Scene at the polls in Cheyenne,' this colorized engraving shows a group of women as they line up on the sidewalk to cast their ballots through an open window, Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, 1888. A man dressed in a blue cap stands amongst them while a child carrying a basket stands at right.

1869: Wyoming women win the right to vote

Wyoming becomes the first U.S. territory where women could vote and hold office. Wyoming Territorial Gov. John Campbell signed legislation giving women the right to vote.

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