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Colorado history: How a clash of legal traditions impacted Mexican women and land rights amid a shifting U.S. border

The year 1848 marked two notable moments in U.S. women’s history. The suffrage movement was formally born at Seneca Falls, New York, where activists proclaimed women’s equality in a manifesto titled “The Declaration of Sentiments.” Earlier in the year in Mexico, another document, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, was signed and ceded 55% of Mexican […]