History of Women
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History of Women

If Men Really Believed Women Were Equal, They’d Do More Housework

The Hollywood movie star who changed the rules of divorce

Actress Jane Wyman, 1917–2007 (photo source)

When Elizabeth Luxford found out her husband James had another wife, she marched down to the Court of Assistants in the Massachusetts Bay Puritan Colony and got the first divorce in America.

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