Some articles on universal, universal male suffrage, suffrage, males:
... and remain free and equal in rights" and proclaimed the universal character of human rights ... Universal male suffrage established for the election of the National Convention in September 1792, but revoked by the Directory in 1795. 1848 Universal male suffrage was definitely established in France in March of that year, in the wake of the French Revolution of 1848 ...
... Constitution of 1845 1845–1869 Constitutional monarchy Parliament elected by censitary suffrage ... monarchy Parliament elected by censitary suffrage. 1869–1876 Constitutional monarchy Parliament elected by universal male suffrage ...
... States have granted and revoked universal suffrage at various times ... Universal suffrage by country/territory Year Country / Territory Notes 1792 - 1875 France In 1792, the Convention assembly is elected by all males 25 and over ... the introduction, repeal and reintroduction of various degrees of universal, property and census-based suffrage ...
Famous quotes containing the words suffrage, universal and/or male:
“... woman was made first for her own happiness, with the absolute right to herself ... we deny that dogma of the centuries, incorporated in the codes of all nationsthat woman was made for man ...”
—National Woman Suffrage Association. As quoted in The History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 3, ch. 27, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage (1886)
“By the mud-sill theory it is assumed that labor and education are incompatible; and any practical combination of them impossible. According to that theory, a blind horse upon a tread-mill, is a perfect illustration of what a laborer should beall the better for being blind, that he could not tread out of place, or kick understandingly.... Free labor insists on universal education.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“...I am who I am because Im a black female.... When I was health director in Arkansas ... I could talk about teen-age pregnancy, about poverty, ignorance and enslavement and how the white power structure had imposed itonly because I was a black female. I mean, black people would have eaten up a white male who said what I did.”
—Joycelyn Elders (b. 1933)