My apologies for not keeping the flow going about the events of April, 1865. However, I have been busy with involvements in family matters & awaiting the birth of grandchild #8 in the next weeks. 77 more words
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Assembling for democracy: part 1, learning from the Blanketeers - by Dr Peter Evans for openDemocracy
Throughout Britain’s history her people have had to organise and assemble to fight for meaningful democracy. Blanketeers, Chartists, and Radicals; trade unions and the labour movement; suffragists and suffragettes – all of these movements over the past 200 years emerged as the people of this country recognised that they were being denied a political voice, and excluded from exercising meaningful political power. 187 more words
In the March issue, the women’s magazine with the greatest readership at the time, calls for financial support for the education of women.
March– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania– “During the past year the colleges and seminaries of this country have received liberal contributions. 930 more words