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Civil Rights ... god and nature NOT the government ?

just another rant …

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 prefer the archaic ideology beliefs of that time.  510 more words

United States

July 23, 1851: Mr. Blackwell Does Not Approve

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

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Sally Heathcote Suffragette: Mary M. Talbot, Kate Charlesworth, and Brian Talbot

Rating:      1/2

I’ll admit that at the beginning of this graphic novel, I wasn’t sure if I was going to be blown away. However, by the time I reached the end I could not stop thinking about it! 551 more words

“Remember the Ladies” by Gina L. Mulligan

“Remember the Ladies” by Gina L. Mulligan was quite an interesting novel.  I was not prepared to be as interested as I was.  I thought that this would be just another story of an orphan who wanted to be successful.  229 more words

Book Review

A Moment in Time Part Four: The Ongoing Struggle from Women's Rights

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

For the last few days I have going back to a part of my Gettysburg and Civil War text dealing with women’s rights. 1,211 more words


A greater sisterhood: the Women’s Rights struggle in Canada

“Women are going to form a chain, a greater sisterhood than the world has ever known.” Nellie McClung, 1916

The year 2016 marks an important commemorative milestone for women’s rights: the 100th Anniversary of… 389 more words

Politics And Government

The Jeweler and the Suffragette: Star-crossed Lovers?

What would have brought a 71 year old Massachusetts jewelry manufacturer together with a 68 year old suffragette from Birmingham, Alabama?

As I wrote last time… 3,005 more words