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A Visit to the Archives

On Friday 24th of March, the History Honours students took a field trip down to Archives New Zealand, where we spent a couple of hours being shown around some of the wonderful archival rooms and seeing some amazing documents. 430 more words

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Historical Lessons

Alright, so we’re making progress.  We’ve seen that change starts at an individual level by seeing the opinions of those you respect change, combined with enough time to think about it and let it sink in at an unconscious level.   532 more words

Not Trump

The Prostitute takes a position (not on the bed)

“What is it, Meta? You seem quiet today,” Sadie <the prostitute> said.

“I’m thinking of Emil. He would love this place.”

“You want to marry this Emil fellow?” 143 more words

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Female Lives Mattered

Looks like the Suffragettes were the opening act for Black Lives Matter:

The Maryland Suffrage News on the bogus sufferings of the suffragettes in Washington:

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Being Human

Book review: Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights, by Deborah Kops

Kops, Deborah. Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights. Calkins Creek, 2017. $17.95. 224p. ISBN 978-1-62979-323-8. Ages 13-16. P5Q7

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton may have been far better known than Alice Paul, but she is the suffragist who most struggled for women’s right to the ballot box in her protests leading to force-feeding in prison, other brutal treatment in and out of jail, and illnesses that took a serious toll on her life until she died at the age of 92 in 1977. 151 more words

Book Reviews

speaker ryan: 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 does,yet the struggle for equal rights, the constant fight for them to increase into 21st Century living continues… 827 more words

United States

Happy International Women's Day!

International Women’s Day was celebrated for the first time on 19 March, 1911 after an all-women conference with 100 representatives from 17 countries convened in Copenhagen, Denmark. 612 more words

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