Manhood suffrage in New Zealand

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Historical Context Note

New Zealand passes legislation instituting universal manhood suffrage. They are also the first independent country to give women the vote, four years later in 1893.
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Editors. "Manhood suffrage in New Zealand". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19025, accessed 30 September 2014.]