Whereby male electorate have the legitimacy to cast their vote during a election. For example arguably it was a system manifested in Ancient Athens as only male (middle class male) had the authority to meet in anthen and cast their votes.
What does the term suffrage refers to?
Universal suffrage (also universal adult suffrage, general suffrage or common suffrage) consists of the extension of the right to vote to adult citizens (or subjects) as a whole, though it may also mean extending said right to minors (Demeny voting) and non-citizens. Although suffrage has two necessary components, the right to vote and opportunities to vote, the term universal suffrage is associated only with the right to vote and ignores the other aspect, the frequency that an incumbent government consults the electorate. Where...
Asked in Elections and Voting
What was the result of the universal white male suffrage?
When universal white male suffrage was passed, politics changed. Previously only white men of property could vote. Now Andrew Jackson was able to get the votes of the men that served him in the army to vote for him. ...
Asked in History
Which was the first election in human history?
In 1792, the first election with universal male suffrage in Revolutionary France In 1893 the first election with universal suffrage in New Zealand, althought women couldn't run as a candidate In 1907 the first election with universal suffrage and availability for women to run as a candidate in Finland Eläköön Suomi! ...
Asked in US Civil War
What does this mean Southern states would prefer military rule to civil government based on universal male suffrage?
No; it is unclear where you obtain the "What does this mean" followed by southern states would prefer military rule to civil government? And where does the universal male suffrage originate? I know of no group who espouses the draft for young males. And what group, my good Lord, wants military rule? Don't know from where you obtain this information, but it is neither accurate nor even approaches reality. ...
Asked in Definitions, Famous Quotations, Isaac Newton
Universal suffrage without universal education would be a curse. What does this H.L. Wayland quote mean?
Universal suffrage means that everyone should have the right to vote. Without universal education, that is education available to everyone, voting by an ignorant population was of little value and too easily corruptible. ...