"All Power is Inherent in the People:" A Discussion of Maine Voting Rights


Manage episode 306367015 series 1424049
Av Maine Historical Society upptäckt av Player FM och Player FMs grupp - upphovsrättigheterna ägs av publiceraren, inte Player FM. Ljudet streamas direkt från deras servrar. Tryck på Prenumerera knappen för att hålla koll på uppdateringar i Player FM, eller klistra in flödets webbadress i andra podcast appar.
Recorded October 14, 2021 - Voting rights have evolved from the time of Maine�s founding to the present day. Which groups were initially excluded from voting rights? Why did it matter? What did it take for these marginalized groups to win the right to vote? How do voting rights continue to evolve in Maine? Historian Anne B. Gass discusses Maine voting rights, accompanied by historic slides. Purchase her books from the MHS Store: We Demand and Voting Down the Rose

156 episoder