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JUNETEENTH. On June 19 (“Juneteenth”), 1865, Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and issued General Order Number 3, which read, “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. 919 more words

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When All is Done, and Said

All our words are never said and and all our work is never done . . . but we complete steps along our creative way. 580 more words

Celebrating Hands At Home

‘Neither fair, nor desirable, nor wise': the Representation of the People Bill

A century ago, on 19 June 1917, the House of Commons voted in favour of votes for women during committee stage of the Representation of the People Bill.   1,107 more words

House Of Commons

On this day: Women's Suffrage in Norway.

Norwegian women participate in at a suffrage march in New York in 1913. X

Women in Norway earned the right to vote in stages, however a milestone was reached on the 14th of June, 1907, when middle class women were finally granted permission to vote in parliamentary elections. 60 more words

History

EXCLUSIVE! Cover launch of 'Things A Bright Girl Can Do' by Sally Nicholls

Here at Vote 100 we were thrilled to hear that the acclaimed and award-winning author Sally Nicholls has written a new YA (young adult) novel about votes for women. 215 more words

House Of Commons

Emily Davison – why every woman in the UK should vote today

Although Emily Davison is one of the best-known suffragettes, I felt I had to include her in my blog as I get so sick of hearing young women saying they can’t be bothered to vote. 657 more words

Women's Movement

Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Lillian’s Right to Vote is a great book to enter a unit study on women’s suffrage and the history behind women earning the right to vote. 188 more words

American History