Political quiz

August 7, 2015

 

Question:

 

In 1904, the Rev. Lena Mason of Hannibal, Mo., was asked to speak on behalf of the Republican National Committee, promoting Theodore Roosevelt in his re-election bid.

 

She was asked to deliver political speeches in Colorado, Utah, Idaho and Montana, beginning the first week in October 1904.

 

Why were these four states chosen for her speeches?

 

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Answer: “In the four States in which I am to speak women are permitted to vote for President.”  Rev. Lena Mason

 

 

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