Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: New Zealand was the first country to do what?
A Abolish slavery
B Legalize gay marriage
C Allow women to vote
Suffrage campaigners, led by Kate Sheppard, compiled a series of massive petitions calling on Parliament to grant the vote to women in the early 1890s. In recent years Sheppard’s contribution to New Zealand’s history has been acknowledged on the $10 note. Most other democracies—including the United States—didn’t grant women the right to vote until after WWI.
The correct answer is Allow women to vote.