Wyoming Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

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The women's sufferage movement gained considerable attention of the nation from the late 1860's through statehood. The [http://theautry.org/explore/exhibits/suffrage/suffrage_wy.html history of this movemen]t may give background to the lives of women living in Wyoming at that time.  
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The women's sufferage movement gained considerable attention of the nation from the late 1860's through statehood. The [http://theautry.org/explore/exhibits/suffrage/suffrage_wy.html history of this movement] gives background to the lives of women living in Wyoming during this period.
  
 
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Wyoming Ethnic Groups

Today, most Wyoming residents are of northern European descent.

African Americans

Several thousand African Americans are located primarily around Cheyenne.

American Indians

Many Arapahoe, Cheyenne, and Shoshoni Indians live on the Wind River Reservation of west-central Wyoming (see Indians of Wyoming).

Basque

Chinese

Danes

Finns

A sizable number of Finns came to work the mines in Uinta and Sweetwater counties in the late 1880s. In 1895, a group of about 600 settlers came from Iowa and Illinois to homestead reclaimed land at a place now called Emblem.

Germans

Hispanic Americans

There are Hispanic groups around Rock Springs and Cheyenne.

Italians

There are small numbers of Italians in Rock Springs.

Japanese

Irish

Norwegians

Russians

Swedes

Wyoming Political Groups

The women's sufferage movement gained considerable attention of the nation from the late 1860's through statehood. The history of this movement gives background to the lives of women living in Wyoming during this period.


Wyoming Religious Groups