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Flash!Friday: We meet again!

Today, for Flash!Friday the story element this week was conflict, specifically (wo)man vs. self. And the photo was of the first all women jury in 1911. 476 more words

Writing

March, 1917.

Silent Sentinels of Maryland picket the White House for suffrage in March, 1917.

Notice at least one of the women is on roller skates!

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History

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

just another rant …my opinion

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 have gone completely rogue and prefer their own ideology they are currently following.  342 more words

United States

Author David Pietrusza Discusses "1920: The Year of the Six Presidents"

By SUSANNE MARIE POULETTE

On March 18, 2015, I attended a gathering of readers, writers, and history buffs for a two-part presentation by local best-selling author and historian David Pietrusza, held at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library.   653 more words

Writing

Gail Collins: A Woman’s Place Is on the $20

New York Times: You may have heard that there’s a movement afoot to kick Andrew Jackson off the $20 bill and replace him with a woman. 166 more words

Culture

What About Grover Cleveland?


The political alignments in 19th Century United States were somewhat reversed from what we know today. We need to remember that, in those days, the Republican party was the liberal party, and the Democrats were the died-in-the-wool conservatives. 1,050 more words

History

Susanne Presents: Women's History Guest Author Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner on Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Susanne Marie Poulette:

In celebration of Women’s History Month, I have invited guest author Sally Roesch Wagner, Ph.D. to present today. Dr. Wagner is the Founding Director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation, and adjunct faculty member at Syracuse University. 1,631 more words