Saturday, March 10, 2007

On March 10, ...

...1847, the suffragist who, as Kate Sheppard, campaigned successfully to make New Zealand the 1st country to give women the right to vote (in 1893), was born Catherine Wilson Malcolm in Liverpool, England.
...1848, the U.S. Senate gave its advice and consent to the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo. Among those who have studied the ramifications of that treaty, in which Mexico ended its war with the United States by ceding much of what is now the American Southwest, is our colleague Kevin R. Johnson, in his Essay on Immigration, Citizenship, and U.S./Mexico Relations: The Tale of Two Treaties.

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