Universal Manhood Suffrage

Universal Manhood - they had to be competent they had to not have been thrown in jail they had to own land they could not be bankrupt or require

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Universal Manhood Suffrage Political parties in Japan were growing in both popularity and success during the 1910ss and 1920s. Those in power expanded the electorate, and the number of voters went from 3 million up to 12 million in 1925 due to new laws. Only men were given the right to vote, and there were several stipulations on eligibility: They had to be 25 years or older,
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: they had to be competent, they had to not have been thrown in jail, they had to own land, they could not be bankrupt, or require public or private economic assistance. The significance of this suffrage is that the people of Japan were getting more say in how their government operates....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/16/2011 for the course HS HS 1710 taught by Professor Hdl during the Winter '10 term at Wayne State University.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online