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Agapito Vigil

Added by yongli on 04/10/2020 - 15:33, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 19:40
Agapito Vigil (1833–?) was a delegate to the Colorado Constitutional Convention in 1875­–76, representing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties, and a member of the state’s First General Assembly, representing Conejos County . At the constitutional convention, he joined Henry Bromwell as the only two...

Legislative Sessions and Women’s Suffrage (1861–93)

Added by yongli on 09/14/2020 - 14:44, last changed on 08/26/2022 - 07:41
In 1893 Colorado became the first state to enact women’s suffrage by popular referendum, when a majority of male voters approved an amendment to the Colorado Constitution . The passage of women’s suffrage built on decades of earlier work in the Colorado Territorial Legislature (1861–76) and state...
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