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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for all the evening she had been comparing her home and her father and mother with the Suffrage office and the people there.
In the next place, as each representative will be chosen by a greater number of citizens in the large than in the small republic, it will be more difficult for unworthy candidates to practice with success the vicious arts by which elections are too often carried; and the suffrages of the people being more free, will be more likely to centre in men who possess the most attractive merit and the most diffusive and established characters.
Progressive Era woman suffrage campaigns and modernist literary experimentation, brilliantly demonstrating the intersections between suffrage and modernism, aesthetics and politics, voice and print.
NNA - British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Tuesday said Hong Kong's universal suffrage must meet the "aspirations" of the people, in remarks likely to anger Beijing, AFP reported.
Women's suffrage memorabilia; an illustrated historical study.
Washington's top envoy to Hong Kong said Tuesday he welcomes China's decision to allow full democracy in Hong Kong and that the United States backs Hong Kong in striving for "genuine" universal suffrage.
A SOUP kitchen is to be set up tomorrow to mark a littleknown fight by the North East suffrage movement.
Jones, a participant in the Century of Action's Town Hall suffrage debates (centuryofaction.
Suffragette Kate Sheppard, (aka mixed member proportional (MMP) campaigner Elinor Chisholm), made a guest appearance at a gathering to mark Suffrage Day on September 19.
Using over twenty previously unknown references to Whitman in the Woman's Journal (1870-1917), America's most prominent and long-lived suffrage periodical, I will demonstrate that the influential suffrage community supported by this periodical first configured Whitman as a recalcitrant sensualist and later reconfigured him as an inspired suffragist whose appropriated poetry encouraged women to carry on the suffrage fight.
In their election manifestoes, New Komeito, the Japanese Communist Party and the Social Democratic Party pledge to achieve foreign suffrage.
American woman suffrage movement has been treated at length in the
TWO banners carried by suffrage campaigners during the fight for equal votes for women have been reunited for the first time in 100 years.
The banners were used by the Cardiff and District Women's Suffrage Society during marches and protests in early 1900s.
The CIS Interparliamentary Assembly will send a group of observers to Azerbaijan, consisting of the parliamentarians of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly member-states, as well as the representatives of the Secretariat of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly and experts of the International Institute for Monitoring Democracy Development, Parliamentarism and Suffrage Protection of Citizens of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly Member-States.