On Aug. 6, 1965, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law. African American voters in rural Wilcox Cty., Ala., able to vote for the FIRST time after the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, line up in front of a polling station at The Sugar Shack. May, 1966 -IN MY LIFETIME-
Type of Source: Picture from mollymakingmoney.wix.com Date of Origin: 1920's Women's suffrage became a large issue in the 1920's to 30's. Women had to fight for their rights to vote and even to be classified as 'persons' In 1916 Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta gave women the provincial vote, later in 1917 Ontario and BC followed. In May of 1918 all Canadian women were granted the right to vote, except Quebec. Anderson, Doris. "Status of women." The Canadian Encyclopedia. 2/07/06.