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Only people who own land can vote

Declaration of Independence signed. Right to vote during the Colonial and Revolutionary periods is restricted to property owners - most of whom are white male Protestants over the age of 21. But, New Jersey's constitution of the same year enfranchised all adult inhabitants who owned a specified amount of property, including women [no, not as property but as in the right to vote - Oui].

Can't imagine the American folks would ever give slaves or their decendants the right to vote. Hang 'm ... or in modern days use blue power and shoot 'm.

The Caravan of "Immigrants" nearly two centuries ago in America ... East coast!

Retracing Slavery's Trail of Tears | Smithsonian |

The company's agents sent people down to Franklin & Armfield's slavepens in Alexandria, just nine miles south of the U.S. Capitol: seamstresses, nurses, valets, field hands, hostlers, carpenters, cooks, houseboys, coachmen, laundresses, boatmen. There were so-called fancy girls, young women who would work mainly as concubines. And, always, children.

    Bill Keeling, male, age 11, height 4'5" | Elisabeth, female, age 10, height 4'1" | Monroe, male, age 12, height 4'7" | Lovey, female, age 10, height 3'10" | Robert, male, age 12, height 4'4" | Mary Fitchett, female, age 11, height 4'11"

By August, Armfield had more than 300 ready for the march. Around the 20th of that month the caravan began to assemble in front of the company's offices in Alexandria, at 1315 Duke Street.

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Fri May 3rd, 2019 at 02:29:34 PM EST
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