A group of suffragists demonstrating their signs.
American History

The Women’s Suffrage Movement: America and Britain

September 28, 2020

The suffragettes in the United States and Britain followed different approaches toward the cause. One group followed a forceful and combative approach, whereas the other actively organized conventions and adopted declarations. […]

A couple of women suffragettes displaying their banner.
American History

The Early History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

September 28, 2020

The women’s suffrage movement was a voting rights movement that went on for decades. The French and the American revolutions left the women disappointed. It was only in 1893 that they first gained the right to vote in New Zealand. […]

Washington at his Inauguration with members of the First Congress
American History

The First Congress of the United States: The Bill of Rights and War Debt

September 25, 2020

When the first Congress of the United States met, it was faced with a complex situation: the states were afraid of an over-powerful federal government, and the federal government wanted to be free to implement its own financial policies. To allay the fears of the states, first Congress of the United States passed 10 amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights. […]

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