These historical maps reveal which states were making the more progressive or moral stance on social justice issues, and who weren’t. How did your state fare?
Women’s suffrage laws before passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920
Interracial marriage laws before a 1967 Supreme Court decision deemed anti-miscegenation laws unconstitutional
Slavery laws before the Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1863
Gay marriage rights in 2012
Segregation laws before Brown vs Board Of Education in 1954