Readers, one thing I’ve noticed in doing Emmett’s research is that back in the early 1900s, if your lifestyle or behavior was even the least little bit out of the ordinary, you can be sure that it would at least make it into the local newspapers. 808 more words
Tags » Women's Suffrage
I love when I read something that makes me exclaim, “Wow, I didn’t know that!”
Often when the “wow” subsides, the “why” chimes in.
Why… 350 more words
July 23, 1851
In 1840s and 50s New England, both the women’s suffrage and temperance movements were heating up. The convention held at Seneca Falls in 1848 to discuss “the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman” was a revolutionary beginning in the struggle by women for complete equality with men. 326 more words
LITTLE REPUBLICS NEARING A CRISIS; Revolutionary Situation in Haiti and Santo Domingo Rapidly Growing Worse.
WASHINGTON, July 16. — The revolutionary troubles in Haiti and Santo Domingo grow worse instead of better, and the uneasiness of the United States Government has increased accordingly. 281 more words