What was Long Island (outside of New York City) like during the American Revolution?

What was it like for the residents of Long Island (outside of New York City) when the Brits took over political control of New York City and Long Island following the Battle of Long Island in 1777? The colonial patriots and their general, George Washington, lost that battle, and the tax controversies of the English…

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Should we take Erich Fromm seriously about “freedom” if he was born in Germany in the past?

Erich Fromm’s book, Escape from Freedom, was published in 1941. He was born in 1900. This combination certainly qualifies as “the past.” Fromm is easy to ignore because freedom is a popular topic. Fromm believes that if Americans actually believed in freedom and held it to their chests as a valuable goal, they would most…

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What has happened to the women’s rights struggle? Suffrage Wagon News Channel asks the question. What is the current thinking?

by Marguerite Kearns We don’t eliminate US history simply because it happened in the past. I was in an argument recently with someone over this exact question. The past is elusive. For many, the past may have occurred over a hundred years ago. Or the past could describe less than a minute ago. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS….

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The suffrage movement activists didn’t think all alike! Let’s be realistic…

by Marguerite Kearns The women activists who put their lives, families, and reputations on the line so we could vote today didn’t speak with one voice. They debated and engaged in loud and chronic disagreements. There were hundreds of suffrage organizations. Yes, with many perspectives I didn’t agree with, then or now. But that doesn’t…

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It’s the end of May 2024 and the US still has had NO women elected to the nation’s highest post!

You’d think that US women have been sufficiently punished for having thoughts of an overview like this. It is fashionable to write off individuals like me as being old fashioned. Instead, we are insulted and charged with being “negative.” Voters Thank Their Suffrage Ancestors on Vimeo. It’s true that the big movement raising gender issues…

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The US’s 250th national birthday will be held in 2026. Are you prepared, you suffrage nuts?

In 2026 the United States will hold its 250th birthday and the event may move forward with US women empowered with the right to vote. However, this 2026 information (so far) is being presented without even a mention of girls and women in key digital places, as if we don’t exist. You bet, we’re noticing….

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