Wartime Elections Act - Military Wiki

Ontario on April 17th, 1917 - Franchise Act or Ontario Election Act 6.
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Wartime Elections Act - The Canadian Encyclopedia

In the vote on 17 December 1917, some 500,000 Canadian women participated for the first time in a federal election. The Act was repealed at the end of the war, although by 1918 all women born in Canada over the age of 21 would permanently gain the right to vote in federal elections.

Prince Edward Island on May 3rd, 1922 - The Election Act - Only women over the age of 21 9.
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Wartime Elections Act - Wikipedia

In brief, this act conferred enfranchisement on a select category of women and recent immigrants disenfranchised. The act gave the vote to the wives, widows, mothers, and sisters of soldiers serving overseas. They were the first women ever to be able to vote in Canadian federal elections, and were also a group that was strongly in favour of conscription. The act also disenfranchised “enemy-alien” citizens naturalized after March 31, 1902, unless they had relatives serving in the armed forces. At the time the act was passed, it was justified through the patriotic fever surrounding World War I. While it was opposed by those who were disenfranchised and other opponents of the government, it was widely supported by the majority of Canadians.

Within the Freedom Movement however, anti-war sentiment among activists is rising fast.
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While most liberal "doves" welcome and applaud the anti-war sentiments of civil rights leaders and organizations, conservatives, moderates, and establishment-liberals denounce the actions of King, CORE, and especially SNCC, as "close to treason." Dixiecrat segregationists, who have long opposed the Freedom Movement, charge that the groups are "Communist front organizations." Civil rights activists opposing the war are accused of being "un-American." Outraged politicians demand that SNCC leaders be indicted for encouraging men to refuse the draft.

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War-time Elections Act by Zarin Tasneem on Prezi

Some Movement activists and leaders have begun to speak out against the war and draft as , but in the summer of 1965 no major civil rights organization has yet taken an official anti-war, anti-draft stand .

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And this is the perspective from which the concept of freedom organizations evolved. — Courtland Cox, SNCC. In December of 1965, SNCC begins holding a series of workshops for field organizers and local Lowndes County activists on election rules and procedures, the structure and powers of county government, and what could be done for poor folk if officials were elected by the Afro-American majority held accountable by a strong political organization.

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Quebec
on April 25, 1940

Elections 1921
- The first election when men and women both elected for the first time was in 1921


How It Started
- Canada's allies were losing strength

- Not many people were volunteering

- The soldiers were in bad shape

-More men are dying than being recruited to the military


Introduction of Conscription
What is it?
- An act that allowed all women with family serving the war to vote.

The Wartime Elections Act (1917) gave..

For example, as you might expect I opposed those who argued that Black Power meant repudiating tactical nonviolence and embracing retaliatory violence and race-war as a political strategy for social change.

He lost mainly because of conscription and a wartime act

“The disenfranchisement component of the Wartime Elections Act was far more egregious. In a shockingly brazen move, the act took the vote away from immigrants who had arrived since 1902 from wartime countries. While most German Canadians did not lose the right to vote in Ontario, as they were from long established communities, tens of thousands were disenfranchised in the west – where the 1916 Prairie Census revealed that 7.8 per cent of the west’s population was born in enemy territory. An estimated 50,000 males were disenfranchised” (Cook, 2011 p. 16).