Monthly Archives: June 2016

REAL Democracy History Calendar – June 27 – July 3

June 27 1816 – “An Act to Amend The Charter And Enlarge And Improve The Corporation of Dartmouth College” passed by New Hampshire legislature The legislation converted private Dartmouth College into Dartmouth University, and ordered the new school to set … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar – June 20 – June 26

June 20 1885 – Death of Thomas Welles Bartley, Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio (1852-1859) Bartley wrote the majority opinion for the Ohio Court in the 1853 case of The Bank of Toledo v. The City of Toledo … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar – June 13 – June 19

June 13 1866 – States ratify 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting former slaves citizenship, “due process” and “equal protection of the laws” After the Amendment’s adoption by Congress, Speaker of the House Schuyler Colfax spoke in favor of … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar – June 6 – June 12

June 6 2006 – Voters in Humboldt County, CA pass initiative to protect right to fair elections and local democracy “Measure T: the Ordinance to Protect Our Rights to Fair Elections and Local Democracy” was passed by a vote of … Continue reading

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