Here are a few more interesting facts about suffrage activities in Massachusetts:
• In 1879, Massachusetts passed a law that allowed women to vote for school committee members. In that same year, Louisa May Alcott was the first woman to register to vote for the Concord School Committee election in Massachusetts.
• In 1888, an act was passed to incorporate the National Woman Suffrage Association of Massachusetts, founded by Harriet Hanson Robinson.
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In pitiless wrath through the following pages
Benighted termagant, seeking applause
In the name of an honest and suffering cause