A few year later women win the right to vote in provincial elections in Manitoba,Saskatchewan, and Alberta years had passed when finally Canadian women win the right to vote in federal elections over the age of 21. *Asian,black and first nations people are not aloud to vote*
This picture has nothing to do with it, but this is a video that explains the Black Plague. The Hundred Years War demonstrated the weakness of feudal order. Black Death in 1348 and succeeding plagues killed even more of the population
Constitution of the United States Amendment 5, The Bill of Rights1787 ...nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use; without just compensation.
Contrabands at Headquarters of General Lafayette, American Civil War - fugitive slaves, cooks, laundresses, laborers, railroad repair crews, etc. fled to the Union Army but were not officially freed until 1863 by the Emancipation Proclamation.
This Day in History: Jan 16, 1919: Prohibition takes effect in the US http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://msnbcmedia4.msn.com/j/MSNBC/Components/Photo/_new/081203-prohibition-hmed-630a.grid-6x2.jpg