New Jersey

Portrait by Artist to Come

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  • Following adoption of the U.S. Constitution, New Jersey briefly granted women suffrage (1790 - 1807) and was the only state to do so.
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Portrait to come. See entry in Wikipedia.

Loyalism was a siren call for the British. They were constantly bending their strategy to conform to the chimera of Loyalist support that was assumed to be there but somehow never materialized. Howe’s Philadelphia campaign and Burgoyne’s invasion from Canada, as well as the British strategy in the South, were based on the assumption that large numbers of Loyalists would rise in support, if only sufficiently encouraged and protected ...

Michael Stephenson
Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought (2007)