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    Many proposals of the 2017 universal suffrage has risen up by different sectors of general public. They have a common consensus that Hong Kong must pursue a practicable and achievable plan for electoral reform in 2017. It should comply with the Basic Law, accommodates the interests of different groups and is likely to be accepted by the people. Some says the plan should ensure the nominating committee is neither just a screening mechanism nor a rubber stamp. Some says it is a must that the nominating

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    The Revolutions of 1848

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    their different individual aims, they found it hard to compromise. This eventually led to a growing split between moderates and radicals, as well as between social classes, particularly in France. The moderates did not want a government based on universal male... ... middle of paper ... ... voted into the new republic. “France was a republic, but one now in the hands of an assembly dominated by conservatives, many of whom were monarchists”7. As you can see all these factors enabled the reactionary

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    Cuban History

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    With the passage of the Cuban Constitution in 1901, suffrage was legally extended to every Cuban, and racial equality, in the legal sense, was achieved in Cuba. Since the emancipation of slavery in the 1880s, there was a general trend towards the granting of full rights to Cubans of color. Two elements of Cuban society were instrumental in this achievement: the existence of a multi-racial labor force and the existence of a multi-racial revolutionary army during the rebellion against Spain. While

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    The Right to Vote and the Vote for Rights

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    dream in a free market economy. Americans enjoy certain rights that accompany citizenship, under the Constitution and its Amendments. This has not always been true, however. For over a century, many groups of citizens were still seeking unbiased suffrage and the franchise, or the right to vote. Among these groups, the most notable were African Americans and women. Although African Americans were given citizenship under the fourteenth Amendment, a great deal of resentment towards free slaves, particularly

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    good mind, and this point was clearly expressed in Source A. Source B is evidence of one woman who was against female suffrage. Her argument is that “women were and are destined to make voters rather than be voters themselves”, by this she means that the role of women is to produce children, and then influence them on who to vote for. She also states that she thinks that the suffrage campaign is a “shrill cry” of “disco... ... middle of paper ... ...ng the suffragettes after their a lot more pacifistic

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    Amendments v. Articles

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    Constitutional amendments. 148 years later in 1948, The Universal Declaration of Human rights was adopted. The Universal declaration of human rights consists of 30 articles. Today the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the second most translated piece of text in the world, second only to the bible. The Constitutional amendments and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are similar in regards to articles 5, 18, and 27, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, to Amendments 8 and 1, of

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    “Some consider it a new thing, they hope to be able to stop it; whereas others judge it irresistible because to them it seems the most continuous, the oldest, and the most permanent fact known in history” (Democracy in America 3). Here Tocqueville likens democracy to a relentless, continuously expanding force where “all events, like all men, serve its development.” (Democracy in America 6). It is a system of government that is upheld with a purpose as it is “a sign of [God 's] will” (Democracy in

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    Women's Vote Due to War Efforts Women gained the right to vote in the year 1918 for a number of reasons. They gained votes from doing such suffrage activities. Which involved the WSPU party, which were mainly all bad activities. They had some activities such as, window smashing and arson attacks that were quite bad and horrendous at times. They had other activities that were not illegal such as meetings and demonstrations. Women got to help in the war effort. They helped put in the war

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    1840, the number of eligible voters drastically increased as politicians utilized a wider variety of campaigning methods in order to appeal to as many voters as possible, all essentially caused by economic growth. Politics grow to include universal white male suffrage, a strong national government, and nationalism versus sectionalism. Economic Growth (American System, Industrial Revolution, Sectional Economies, Internal Improvements & Inventions) caused the political party changes. In order to understand

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    The Failure of Chartism

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    was not the case; in many instances the people would only support something when it suited them, a knife and fork issue, this was the cause for the collapse in the movement. In source one it does say how people wanted the charter or rather universal suffrage, which does involve all 6 points, this can arguably seen as some focus, yet the source goes describes how there was a lack of focus upon the issues, the fact that it is a knife and fork issue, only really cared for when it is needed, means that

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