suffrage


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the right or chance to express an opinion or participate in a decision

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a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution

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The banners were used by the Cardiff & District Women's Suffrage Society during marches and protests in the early 1900s.
The banner was used by the Cardiff and District Women's Suffrage Society who were returning from a mass demonstration in London to demand equal voting rights.
At the stage of long-term monitoring, the experts of the International Institute for Monitoring Democracy Development, Parliamentarism and Suffrage Protection of Citizens of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly Member-States and the representatives of the Baku branch of the International Institute for Monitoring Democracy Development, Parliamentarism and Suffrage Protection of Citizens will analyze the compliance of Azerbaijan's electoral legislation with international election standards.
The suffrage campaign was, itself, founded by a petition signed by over 1,500 women, including leading activists Barbara Bodichon and Emily Davies.
She is currently completing her third history of women's suffrage in the United States, about the American women's campaigns for female suffrage 150 years ago.
Laura's early life bore the hallmarks of great Victorian drama; her father Henry Pochin a successful industrialist and radical Liberal, and her mother Agnes Heap a pioneer of Women's Suffrage.
The Dumfries Women's History Group, which meets each month in Ewart Library, have researched suffrage movement and turned findings into an exhibition which was launched at Dumfries Museum this week.
In Loughborough, a strong grass-roots movement developed, with meetings supporting a woman's right to vote recorded such as the National Society for Women's Suffrage meeting, 1875, at Loughborough Town Hall.
The suffrage campaign was suspended during the First World War, but Parliament discussed post-war male electoral reform and Eleanor was there, behind the scenes, fighting for voting rights for women.
Beginning with the earlier part of the suffrage movement, Votes for Women
At the time of their showdown, Rabbi Joseph Silverman of New York City's Temple Emanu-El, the flagship congregation of all of Reform Judaism, was as outspoken a foe of the campaign for women's suffrage as Rabbi Stephen S.
In "The Perfect 36: Tennessee Delivers Woman Suffrage", Carol Yellin and Janann Sherman effectively collaborate reveal the 72-year suffrage struggle to earn women the right to vote which culminated with the final vote needed for ratification in the Tennessee legislature.
The 1935 Riots in St Vincent: From Riots to Adult Suffrage
added new titles to its African American Newspapers and Women's Suffrage collections and created a new database on World War I.
Writing in The Freewoman in 1912, Rebecca West--herself a supporter of women's suffrage--denounced with characteristic acerbity the increasing popularity of "degradations of the drama written by propagandists," complaining that "the public taste has already been so perverted that dislocated Suffrage speeches.