New Jersey

Portrait by Artist to Come

QUICK FACTS
  • 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.

The disarrayed condition of the colonies in 1764 — economies and societies in flux with changes wrought by war, governments trying simultaneously to adjust to international peace and cope with the effects of Indian insurrections — helps explain how the colonists reacted to British efforts to reform imperial relations.… But the single most significant factor was the depression that by 1764 had fastened a clammy grip on trade in every colony, and which would not fully release it until the decade had ended.

Fred Anderson
Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754 - 1766 (2000)