Dakota Datebook: Suffrage Bill and North Dakota
January 30, 2023
North Dakota has a very contradictory history when it comes to women. As the 19th century blended into the 20th, many thousands of women moved here to homestead and wrestle out a living for themselves. Despite their hardiness and proven strength, their road to getting the vote was a rocky one. It was on this day in 1917 that they finally achieved their goal.
Women's Suffrage almost passed as e...