Noun(1) a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment
(1) Finland was the first country to provide equal voting rights to women, instituting female suffrage in elections to the national parliament in 1906.(2) Universal adult suffrage for everyone over 21 was finally achieved in the UK in 1928, when women between the ages of 21 and 30 secured the right to vote and the property qualification was abolished.(3) But it has dragged its feet on expanding suffrage for the election of officials at higher levels.(4) the women's suffrage movement(5) He fought for franchise reform, but the country did not gain universal adult suffrage until 1950, almost a century later.(6) For a short time in 1848 it appeared that the introduction of adult male suffrage might democratize politics, but the election to create a Constituent Assembly for the Second Republic soon dispelled any such notions.(7) universal adult suffrage(8) General elections with universal adult suffrage were held in April 1965, with several political parties represented.(9) In the spring of 1848 the radical press, political clubs, and the National Guard bubbled with activity in Paris and provincial cities as elections under universal manhood suffrage to the Constituent Assembly approached.(10) The area of political rights involves suffrage and women's rights to run for office, or hold appointed positions of power in government.(11) Political, economic, and social reforms were introduced, such as a freely elected Japanese Diet and universal adult suffrage .(12) The Minister of State is responsible to the Prince, not to the National Council elected by a general suffrage .(13) Willard and the WCTU also embraced the women's suffrage movement, advocating votes for women as a means of protecting the home and strengthening family values.(14) Bulgaria's 1991 constitution, which established a parliamentary republic, provides for a multiparty parliamentary system and free elections with universal adult suffrage .(15) Successive extensions of the right to vote produced universal adult suffrage by 1928 and made the House of Commons representative of the nation.(16) Trinidad was granted universal adult suffrage in 1945.
(1) universal suffrage :: bleidlais gyffredinol
(2) women's suffrage :: bleidlais i ferched
1. franchise ::
2. right to vote ::
hawl i bleidleisio
3. the vote ::
5. ballot ::
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