March 10, 1656

On This Date in! in 1656 in the American colony of Virginia, suffrage was extended to all free men regardless of their religion including Catholics, but pagans, atheists, and worshipers of the Great Flying Spaghetti Monster were still barred from voting.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
This entry was posted in 17th Century, Historical Facts and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to March 10, 1656

  1. Pastafarian says:


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *