Very interesting...What The 2012 Election Would Have Looked Like Without Universal Suffrage

What The 2012 Election Would Have Looked Like Without Universal Suffrage

Very interesting...What The 2012 Election Would Have Looked Like Without Universal Suffrage

Kate Sheppard (10 March 1847 – 13 July 1934) was the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, and is the country's most famous suffragette. Because New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage, Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries.

New Zealand’s most famous suffragette Kate Sheppard March 1847 – 13 July Photographed in

London Corresponding Society - Wikipedia The London Corresponding Society was a Radical organization based in London, with a membership consisting primarily of artisans, tradesmen, and shopkeepers. At its peak, the society boasted roughly 3,000 dues-paying members who shared the goal of reforming the British political system.[1] Formed in 1792 by Thomas Hardy, the society's key mission was to ensure universal suffrage for British men and annual parliaments.

London Corresponding Society - Wikipedia The London Corresponding Society was a Radical organization based in London, with a membership consisting primarily of artisans, tradesmen, and shopkeepers. At its peak, the society boasted roughly 3,000 dues-paying members who shared the goal of reforming the British political system.[1] Formed in 1792 by Thomas Hardy, the society's key mission was to ensure universal suffrage for British men and annual parliaments.

Earl Grey in an etching dated 1789 by James Sayers.  Charles Grey, the British Prime Minister who oversaw the introduction of the 1832 Reform Act (leading eventually to universal suffrage for all adults, genuine constituencies, and secret ballots), is best remembered for the tea which carries his name.

Charles Grey in blue coat, white waistcoat and tied cravat, and powdered hair, by Henry Bone (after Thomas Lawrence), August He had a illegitimate daughter with Georgina Duchess of Devonshire

Everybody's Favorite by Becky Brown

Grandmothers Choice: Votes For Women Block Everybodys Favorite: Universal Suffrage

I see pins like this all the time but where are the latinas? We are just as important in history as anyone else. I hardly ever hear about Cesar Chavez but MLK, Jr is a huge topic in US History.

I see pins like this all the time but where are the latinas? I hardly ever hear about Cesar Chavez but MLK, Jr is a huge topic in US History.<<<Intersectional feminism for all!

"At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June 21, 1919. In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June 1919.

Reform Movements "At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June

Map of what election would have looked like before 15th Amendment, when only white males could vote.

What The 2012 Election Would Have Looked Like Without Universal Suffrage

Beijing’s decision to deny the city universal suffrage prompts protests against the new master  Hong Kong’s people want full decolonization

OPINION: Hong Kong’s people want full decolonization

Beijing’s decision to deny the city universal suffrage prompts protests against the new master Hong Kong’s people want full decolonization

The real question is why do we legitimize democracy when all it means in the end is one group of people voting to take money from a slightly smaller group of people.   You shouldn't be able to rent seek by voting.  Universal suffrage has always been a bad idea.

Charles Barkley quote - Democrats keep black people poor for their votes. Just hold that carrot out. make promises, don't let them get ahead.

Edmund Barton, First Prime Minister of Australia, on universal suffrage.

Edmund Barton quotes - A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.

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