Good morning, it’s Thursday, July 8, 2021. On this date in 1776, a one-ton copper bell rang from the Pennsylvania state capitol, signaling the formulation — if the colonists could successfully defend it on the battlefield — of a new nation. Today, that building is known as Independence Hall and the large instrument that made the noise heard ’round the world is called the Liberty Bell.
But women couldn’t vote in this new country. (John Adams had not heeded the advice of his wife — “Remember the Ladies,” Abigail had written him in March, “and be more generous and favourable to them than your…

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