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Bertha Blanchard (1900 - 1982)

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Bertha Blanchard
1900 - 1982
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December 24, 1900
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May 1982
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Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee 37405
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Bertha Blanchard was born on December 24, 1900. She died in May 1982 at age 81. We know that Bertha Blanchard had been residing in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee 37405.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Bertha Blanchard passed away in May 1982 at 81 years old. She was born on December 24, 1900. There is no information about Bertha's immediate family. We know that Bertha Blanchard had been residing in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee 37405.
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In 1900, in the year that Bertha Blanchard was born, the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1919, when she was 19 years old, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1922, at the age of 22 years old, Bertha was alive when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1973, Bertha was 73 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1982, in the year of Bertha Blanchard's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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