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Votes for Women!

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The right to vote: a pivotal point in women's history, not only in the United States but around the world.

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Black women knew it was important that they were present and fighting for their rights both as women and African Americans. Women's History, History Museum, Black History, African American Women, African Americans, Deeds Not Words, Suffragettes, Equal Rights, Ladies Party

Votes for Women means Votes for Black Women

Black women knew it was important that they were present and fighting for their rights both as women and African Americans. Click here to learn more!

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The History of Women in the Democratic Party

Making a political party.

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Learn about the history of women in the Republican Party

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Women's History Minute: Progressive Era

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Lynching essays To them, lynching was seen as the most effective means of control. There are three major sources of lynching statistics. None cover the complete history of lynching. Do What Is Right, That Way, Ida B Wells, Political Ads, Civil Rights Activists, Chicago City, African American Women, African Americans, College Essay

Primary Sources — History of U.S. Woman's Suffrage

A collection of primary sources about the Suffrage Movement and women's rights.

- American frontier - pro-suffrage cartoon by Hy Mayer, American, in Puck magazine 20 Feb Suffragist holds torch over Western states where women can vote beckoning the struggling women in East and South where they can not vote. Comparative Politics, Suffrage Movement, Right To Vote, Thing 1, American Frontier, Gilded Age, Library Of Congress, Women In History, Ancient History

Primary Sources — History of U.S. Woman's Suffrage

A collection of primary sources about the Suffrage Movement and women's rights.

 Male voters in NY State voted to give women the right to vote in NY. image: New York Battles for Equal Suffrage 95 Years Ago, Part 2 New York Parade, Women In American History, Native American, Women Right To Vote, 19th Amendment, Suffrage Movement, Women Rights, Before Us, Rotterdam

History of U.S. Woman's Suffrage

A comprehensive history of the U.S. woman's suffrage movement from it's 18th-century origins through the passage of the 19th amendment. The site contains articles, primary sources, and educational materials for students and teachers.

August Amendment ratified On this day in the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, thus enshrining women’s right to vote. The suffragette campaign. Us History, Women In History, American History, American Women, American Life, History Museum, Women Right To Vote, 19th Amendment, Suffrage Movement

Primary Sources — History of U.S. Woman's Suffrage

A collection of primary sources about the Suffrage Movement and women's rights.

National Women's Party demonstration in front of the White House in The banner protests Wilson's failure to support women's suffrage. Suffrage Movement, Political Images, White Stock Image, Great Women, History Museum, Women In History, Ladies Party, Photo Editing, Stock Photos

The Woman Suffrage Movement

Suffragists arrested while picketing the White House for women’s suffrage. The charge was obstruction of traffic. | nwhm.org | National Women's History Museum | #WomensHistory #Protests #VotesforWomen #WomensSuffrage

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Women’s rights activists Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the Seneca Falls Convention, which started with a reading of the Declaration of Sentiments and Grievances (modeled after the Declaration of Independence). Day 1 of the conference was for women only but Day 2 was open to men as well and Frederick Douglass was among the attendees. | womenshistory.org | National Women's History Museum | #WomensHistory #SenecaFalls #ElizabethCadyStanton #LucretiaMott #WomensSuffrage

Women gained the right to vote in 1920 with the passage of the 19 Amendment. On Election Day in millions of American women exercised this right for the Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B Anthony, Suffrage Movement, The Odd Ones Out, Women In America, Historical Women, Suffragette, Women In History, Powerful Women

Susan B. Anthony

On November 5th, 1872, Susan B. Anthony voted in an election and was arrested shortly after. Her trial began‬ in 1873 where she was convicted and sentenced to pay a fine, to which she replied, “I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty.” She never did and no serious effort was made by authorities to collect. nwhm.org | National Women's History Museum | #WomensHistory #SusanBAnthony #Suffragist