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Most people who were allowed to voted were only because they were wealthy in resources (e.g. money) or land. Yes, most of those wealthy people were men, but suffrage based on gender (being a man) didn’t happen for most of history (Susan Leffingwell Letourneau, “history” doesn’t have a gendered etymology….). True, it did happen before universal women’s suffrage. France had it from 1789-1795, then 1848 onward. In the US, wealthy white men gained universal suffrage by 1856, while poorer white men did not (again, based on wealth, and race, more than gender). African-American men had the right to vote in 1870 (15th amendment, which extended the right to vote to all citizens, even though not all citizens were allowed to exercise that right), but that right was denied until 1965 civil rights movement.
could vote in classical Greece, woman, slaves and some “foreigners” could not. That was considered progressive for the Times. It’s been that way for over 1000 years in some places. Yes I am the crazy dog lady shirt So this