Carolyn Newton Curry, author of Suffer and Grow Strong: The life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1834-1907, will be speaking about Georgia native Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, a Civil War heroine, suffragette, and early proponent of higher education for women. 45 more words
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Between 1900 and 1914, there were 2 groups campaigning for the vote–the Suffragists and the Suffragettes.
In the 1800s, various groups supported women’s suffrage. 532 more words
Hail Aotearoa New Zealand! In 1893, New Zealand was the first independent country to give women the vote in modern times. Pitcairn Island did in 1838, but was not self-governing; nor was the Isle of Man which enfranchised female ratepayers in 1881, nor the Cook Islands which passed women’s suffrage days after New Zealand but held their election a month earlier. 1,204 more words
just another rant …my opinion
I don’t know about you but I think of the Declaration of Independence as our social contract … right. Though if you listen to Republicans, it seems they missed that class, ignored it or have their own ideology they are following … already. 342 more words