Reform Movements Politics/Culture: Women were pushing for their right to vote for decades. States were voting suffrage into law before the national government. This is an advertisement from Kansas that is promoting women's Amendment ratified in 1920
Historic Photos of Women Voting Throughout the Years Museum of London/Heritage Images/Getty Image. Emmeline Pankhurst, among the most famous voices in the English suffrage movement, advertises a march for women's suffrage in
Back in English suffragette Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence proposed the use of colors to represent the women’s suffrage movement. She chose three colors to symbolize the ideals of the cause: green for hope, white for purity, and violet for dignity.
Kate Sheppard, the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement. New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage so Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries