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March on Washington, August 28, 1963. U.S. National Archives.
August 28, 1963

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963

In 1864, Governor Michael Hahn pushed through a provision authorizing the legislature to enfranchise non-whites on the basis that Lincoln suggested: military service and intellectual fitness. This was a crucial development: voting rights for Blacks were now – incrementally – possible...



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