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The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State
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NJ Women Vote Series Archive


This first episode of the NJ Women Vote series, “1776,” explores the expansion and contraction of voting rights between the New Jersey Constitution of 1776 and subsequent state legislation passed in 1807.



This second episode in the NJ Women Vote video series, “1865,” follows activism on behalf of women’s suffrage and abolition during the nineteenth century.



The third episode of the NJ Women Vote video series, “1900,” focuses on the Black women who created organizations and networks to fight for social change, often grounded in religious congregations.



This fourth installment of the NJ Women Vote series, “1915,” tracks the fight over passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, with men and women advocating on both sides.



The fifth and final episode of the NJ Women Vote series, “1964,” focuses on civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.



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