Women sacrificed to bring us the right to vote: The wording for equality that the suffragettes fought for is still not in the US constitution... "Failure is impossible with the life long dedication of committed women." Susan B. Anthony, sufragette.
Metis flag. Can also be an infinity symbol on a red background. As Canada's Supreme Court continues to legislate from the bench they recently decided that Canada has a constitutional and jurisdictional responsibility for Métis under s. 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867.
Elected to Congress in 1870, Josiah T. Walls became Florida’s first elected black Congressman. Born a slave in 1842, he was conscripted by the Confederate Army and captured in Yorktown by Union forces in 1862. Walls then enlisted in the U.S. Colored Troops Infantry Regiment in 1863 where he rose in rank to First Sergeant. After passage of the U.S. Military Reconstruction Act of 1867, Walls joined the Republican Party and within three years was a member of Congress.