Woman Suffrage in Porto Rico
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Woman Suffrage in Porto Rico hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Territories and Insular Possessions, Seventieth Congress, first session, on Apr. 25, 1928 by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Women -- Suffrage -- Puerto Rico

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Considers (70) S. 753

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Paginationiv, 28 p
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15296917M

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Herstory: 10 Puerto Rican Women Kept Out of History Books. By Frances Solá-Santiago. she was a firm believer in the suffragist movement and was the fifth woman to register to vote in Puerto.   Puerto Rico unearths uncounted ballots 1 week after election ‘Every vote will be counted’ Officials count early votes on Nov. 3 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum where social distancing is.   With six candidates in the governor’s race, including two from emerging political parties, Mr. Pierluisi, Puerto Rico’s former representative in Congress, won with 33 percent of the vote.   In , Carrie Chapman Catt, who succeeded Susan B. Anthony as head of the National American Women Suffrage Association, argued that it was the "duty" of U.S. women to help lift the inhabitants of its new island possessions up from "barbarism" to "civilization," a project that would presumably demonstrate the capacity of U.S. women for full citizenship and political rights.

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