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speaker ryan,roy moore,rep steve king &others: rights are given by god and nature NOT the government ?

just another rant …

Civil Rights is the only vehicle that allowed folks in “protected classes” to have and or at least experience some of the same rights as speaker paul ryan,steve king and roy moore do,yet equal rights seem to be a constant fight this group of republican nationalists want and seem to feel the 21st Century is not ready for … so the  struggle continues… 898 more words

United States

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As we approach the formulation of our final archival discoveries for the semester, I have found myself drawn by multiple topics of early feminism. Such of which include the suffrage movement, activists, and undiscovered representations of once “radical” notions of achieving equality. 420 more words

Prohibition: The Left and the Right Collaborate, Produce a Fiasco

One is tempted to think of Prohibition as the last stand of a Puritanical, moralistic 19th century ethic imposing its rigid behavioral standards on the whole country. 751 more words

History

Mary Shelley

August 30th 1797-February 1st 1851

Mary Shelley was an English novelist, editor and biographer, most famous for her novel ‘Frankenstein’. Although she had published many novels after ‘Frankenstein’, none had been more successful than it. 648 more words

Biographies

Durham Women's Gala set for 30 June 2018

2018 marks 100 years since women in the UK were give the vote. Women across County Durham came together in September 2017 and agreed to organise a FREE celebration event in Wharton Park in Durham. 107 more words

100 Years Of Suffrage

‘A woman actually voted!’: Lily Maxwell and the Manchester by-election of November 1867

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the casting of a parliamentary vote by Lily Maxwell, a Manchester shopkeeper, more than half a century before the partial enfranchisement of women in 1918. 924 more words

Elections

Nashville travels: The arc of history in Centennial Park

Since Nashville is the “Athens of the South” — I’m curious to know what the home of the University of Georgia thinks of that — why not have a full-scale replica of The Parthenon? 719 more words