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Cool poster....

this looks good.. But I hope it isn’t just about the Pankhursts.. The Chartists and the Suffragists were also important in the struggle for suffrage….we need to organise and be brave and audacious again to get what we want….


1865 July 8: The South's Economic Losses, Grant Weighs in on Black Suffrage Question, Howes and Hoyt Home from the War

Following are the smaller items from the July 8, 1865, issue of The Prescott Journal.  There is not a July 8th issue of The Polk County Press… 502 more words

Prescott Journal

The Social Impacts of WW1 (explain essay)

One of the biggest social impacts of WW1 was the effect it had on social classes. The war brought full employment for the working classes, creating jobs for wives, daughters and younger children. 536 more words


Freedom Accolades

It’s an overcast southern afternoon on this Independence Day holiday and I am feeling the deep freedom of an unstructured day. Often, we are a family of nomadic wanderers on July 4th, packing up the car for a trip to visit either the family in St. 1,371 more words

Work And Life

1865 July 1: Negro Suffrage—“The color of a man in no way affects his rights"

The following editorial comes from The Prescott Journal of July 1, 1865 reprinted from the Hudson Times.

Negro Suffrage.

The question of extending to negroes the right of suffrage, especially in the Southern States, is now the all absorbing topic in politics.  450 more words

Prescott Journal

We Don't Have to Play by Their Rules

I’m opinionated, and I feel quite passionately about several causes. With the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality, I’ve experienced great joy this weekend. However, a few of my Facebook friends are opposed to equality for the LGBT community. 845 more words