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

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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

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