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A Voice of Her Own: SC Women in Politics – Colonial & Antebellum Women

By the early 1800’s cultural expectations in South Carolina society dictated that women should remain only in the private or domestic sphere- away from the man’s world of government and commerce.  Middle and upper-class women were expected to act as hostesses for their husbands, run their households, and supervise the slaves.  During this period, and …

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A Voice of Her Own: South Carolina Women in Politics – Native Women

They had it right in the first place! South Carolina’s history began way before the colonies.. For thousands of years, native American tribes were the inhabitants of this area we call home today. And despite how long ago this was, Native SC Women already enjoyed a place at the table. They were valued and recognized. …

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A Voice of Her Own: South Carolina Women in Politics – Welcome

https://www.youtube.com/embed/l77gEenEI3w This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment -which finally gave women the right to VOTE … Yes, it actually required a constitutional amendment for women to have our voices heard!  But the story behind that momentous event in 1920 started long before that and continues today. South Carolina Women in Leadership …

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Do we choose our legislators or do they choose us?

Redistricting is the process of drawing boundaries for electoral and political districts in the U.S. and is usually done every ten years after the census. Learn more about the process in this video with Lawson Wetli, President, League of Women Voters of Greenville County.