1868 1869 1870
- Wyoming becomes the first American state to grant women the right to vote.
- John Stuart Mill publishes The Subjection of Women in English.
- Edward Everett Hale publsihes The Brick Moon as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly.
- Commerical extinction; Of the 65 million bison that once roamed the American plains fewer than 1,500 are left.
- France completes construction of the Suez Canal.
- Henrietta Roland-Holst is born.
- Labor movement champion William Sylvus dies of stomach cancer at age 41.