Monthly Archives: March 2019

REAL Democracy History Calendar: March 25 – 31

March 25 1934 – Birth of Gloria Steinem, feminist, journalist, and social and political activist “A movement is only composed of people moving. To feel its warmth and motion around us is the end as well as the means.” 2000 … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: March 18 – 24

March 18 1831 – Cherokee Nation v. State of Georgia [30 U.S. (5 Pet.) 1] court decision Court rules against Cherokees who sued the state of Georgia for taking their land and rights. The court ruled that the Cherokee Nation … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: March 11 – 17

March 11 1888 – Former U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes on corporate power “The real difficulty is with the vast wealth and power in the hands of the few and the unscrupulous who represent or control capital. Hundreds of laws … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: March 4 – 10

March 4 1791 – States begin to loosen property rights for voting Only white, male, property owners had the full slate of rights under the U.S. Constitution. Voting was only permitted originally by this small percentage of the population. Vermont … Continue reading

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