The least populous state in the country, Wyoming was admitted to the Union in 1890. An often iconoclastic state, it was the first to extend the right to vote to women—having done so while still a territory in 1869 and subsequently guaranteeing the right in its state constitution. Even in its territorial days, when the area was reputed for its outlaws and frequent violence, Wyoming appointed the first female court bailiff and the first female justice of the peace.

The most famous of those outlaws congregated at Hole in the Wall ...

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