How Did Wyoming Get Its Nickname?

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Wyoming is also called the Equality or the Cowboy State. It is called the Equality State because it was the very first state to allow women to vote, and it is called the Cowboy State because of its state symbol, which is a cowboy on a bucking horse.
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Wyoming got the nickname of The Equality State mainly because Wyoming was the first state to give women equal rights.
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Because it's a very big and beautiful state.
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Wyoming got its nickname 'the equality state' from being the first state that extended suffrage to women. They were also the first state to have a woman elected in office as governor.
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